This morning around 60 people turned up outside Lismore’s Westpac bank, including the knitting nannas, asking them not to fund the the proposed Adani Carmichael mine in the galilee basin of Queensland.
Two local schoolgirls have been offered a very important stepping stone in their dance careers and will join a cast of over two thousand dancers this weekend at the annual Schools Spectacular in Sydney.
Around 250 participants in yesterday's morning's NAIDOC celebration in Byron Bay were cheered on as they paraded through town.
The announcement of the implementation of a health plan by the prime minister in his Closing the Gap address to Parliament is a step forward on the long journey to ending health inequality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,... Read More →
The over-representation of Indigenous Australians in the criminal justice system is one of the most urgent human rights issues facing Australia, says the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Mick Gooda. ‘I find it shocking that we do... Read More →
Local Indigenous performers and aspiring performers are invited a fun, three-hour workshop with Bangarra Dance Theatre's dancer and choreographer Frances Rings and composer David Page.
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) has called for more culturally-appropriate health services for incarcerated Indigenous adolescents following the release of a report showing an increased ratio of Indigenous to non-Indigenous youth in detention.
Rugby League’s first ever Indigenous Youth Tour to Europe will depart Rugby League Central this Friday for a life changing experience which celebrates both the Indigenous culture and the opportunities the game can provide for young Indigenous Australians.
George Negus is one of Australia’s most loved broadcasters. Loved for what has been called his ‘warm, common touch’, as a journalist Negus has long been the champion of the underdog, and a voice of reason when it comes to tackling complex social issues. Negus is one of the featured speakers at Boomerang Festival.
Mandy Nolan Comedian Sean Choolburra is one of the many talented people who will be making their way to Boomerang Festival for the October long weekend. Sean has the kind of charisma and charm that has audiences just eating out... Read More →
Mandy Nolan Archie Roach is one of Australia’s beloved singer/songwriters with a voice and sensibility that is this country’s most important songline. He chats with Seven in the leadup to his performance at Boomerang Festival, October long weekend. Archie, you... Read More →
Mandy Nolan Shellie Morris has been called a ‘chanteuse of rare seriousness and grace’. This unique artist has traversed the most glamorous world stages to the humblest campfire concerts in Australia’s remotest communities. Shellie’s new release Ngambala Wiji li-Wunungu (Together... Read More →
Northern United Rugby League Football Club would like to recognise the contribution made to rugby league by teams in the local area by bringing back the ‘Timber Cup’. ‘The Timber Cup has been defunct since about 2006 when the local... Read More →