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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Justice

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Wednesday, 11 May 2016 12:42

Dumped-on Elders down but not despairing

Adnymathanha Elders150The news received by Adynamathanha Elders that a property adjacent to the Yappala Indigenous Protected Area would be the proposed dumpsite for national radioactive waste was akin to "getting news of a death", writes Sister Michele Madigan rsj.

NRW 2016The week of May 27 to June 3 is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures and achievements and to explore how each of us can join the national reconciliation effort.

wire fence 2Salesian Father Chris Riley said the focus should be on young offenders in the juvenile justice system, only imprisoning as a last resort, reports The Catholic Leader.

Notre Dame Broome 150The University of Notre Dame Australia is leading a four-year national research project to investigate how Aboriginal organisations in the Kimberley region of Western Australia deliver value in their communities and to the wider public, reports The Record.

Tuesday, 01 March 2016 11:41

National Close the Gap Day

close the gap oxfamWhat can you do to improve indigenous health outcomes? Raise awareness and advocate for action on behalf of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People during National Close the Gap Day on March 17.

aboriginal men holding flagDr Chris Sarra, founding Chairman of the Stronger Smarter Institute offers three recommendations for Indigenous policy to make a difference, reports NITV.

aboriginal men holding flagOn a recent holiday to Central Australia, Gabrielle Fogarty experienced a Spirit-led revelation and awareness to the pain and terror that the Northern Territory Intervention had placed on our First Peoples living in remote communities in the Territory.

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 12:06

Learning about Australian Aboriginal culture

creative spirits logoUnderstand contemporary Aboriginal culture through the Creative Spirits website, featuring articles, infographics, photography and poetry on topics such as the Stolen Generations, Aboriginal history, racism, identity, mental health, poetry and art.