Carey Mining founder Daniel Tucker says a setback last year hasn’t diminished his enthusiasm to develop indigenous-owned mines in WA.
The debate about when to celebrate Australia comes around at this time every year but a date change at some point is inevitable, writes Bill Shorten.
RANGI HIRINI: There’s been a lot of discussion about moving Australia Day to NAIDOC Week or even Mabo Day but I think there’s a better day which reflects both Blak and white Australia coming together.
Thousands have come out to rally against ‘Invasion Day’ through Perth in what is thought to be the biggest turnout for the now annual Australia Day protest. SEE ALL THE PICTURES FROM THE PROTEST HERE
“I’m very confident my kids will be celebrating Australia on another date within the next five years. We’ve seen so much progress towards this.”
Elders, leaders and community members from the Kimberley weigh in on the debate around whether or not to celebrate Australia Day.
Two of Perth’s most well-respected Aboriginal elders vow they will not give up their fight to change the date of Australia Day after decades of activism.
Premier Mark McGowan has publicly disagreed with WA Senator Sue Lines’ description of Australia Day, saying he didn’t believe her claim that it was a ‘celebration of white supremacy’ was ‘correct’.
People say journalists should expect to be trolled. But do we have to accept it? And what about Indigenous columnists like myself? I cop a lot of abuse, but I’ll keep speaking out.
The ABC says its reporters are free to refer to January 26 as ‘Invasion Day’, after the public broadcaster was forced to defend its decision to use the term in an online story.
It was during a medical emergency in WA’s far north that Bruce Wiggan realised he had inherited his late father’s special ability.
Police have begun to dismantle ‘tent city’ after the State Government took the extraordinary step to snatch power from the council this morning.
Rangi Hirini & Joe Spagnolo
This Australia Day we should walk together, side-by-side, as one to reflect, respect and celebrate all that makes us Australian — Indigenous and non-Indigenous.
Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt says he’s still opposed to changing the date of Australia Day but hopes people use the day to reflect on 65,000 years of First Nations history.
An Aboriginal employment specialist has implored WA bosses to give Indigenous businesses the same opportunities they would afford to mainstream companies.
Danielle Le Messurier
Cricket fans will notice a big change to the BBL bonanza planned for Australia Day — one Cricket Australia hopes will make the game more inclusive.
Ben Horne and Robert Craddock
Legal Aid WA will hire an extra duty lawyer after an Aboriginal grandma with dementia was given no legal representation and spent six days in jail for squirting her neighbour with a garden hose.
The National NAIDOC Committee has announced this year’s NAIDOC Week theme, inspired by the destruction of Juukan Gorge in WA’s north that shocked the world.
Shadow Minister for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney has come out in support of a one minute’s silence on Australia Day to reflect on Indigenous deaths since Australia was colonised.
Changing the date is more than just moving a public holiday. Changing the date will change the nation and redefine Australian history, writes Rangi Hirini.
An independent MP who called for one minute of silence during official Australia Day ceremonies has been blasted for playing 'negative politics with our history'.
A new report has outlined the practical action needed for reconciliation in Australia.
Three weeks after the first tent was pitched at Fremantle’s Pioneer Park, residents are mobilising to demand better housing — but the future of the 100-strong community is uncertain.
Kim Macdonald & Charlotte Elton
For too long Australia’s Indigenous and First Nations people haven’t been afforded the respect and consideration they deserve. Now is the time for Indigenous Voice to be at the top everyone’s agenda.
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