aboriginal

naidoc 2018

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women We Want To See On Banknotes

In the spirit of the NAIDOC 2018 theme 'Because of Her, We Can', we visualise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women honoured on national material.
Sophie Verass
7.12.18
NAIDOC

Much of Australia's Indigenous Leadership is Black Women Getting the Job Done

Writer Tess Ryan explores how acknowledging and harnessing the power of Indigenous women we allow us to make change.
tess ryan
7.9.18
SBS VICELAND

Australia Is Finally Confronting Its Violent Colonial Past

White settlers massacred Aboriginal people throughout the 1800s. The details are shocking, but they’re important.
Katherine Gillepsie
6.27.18
Australia Today

Victoria Just Passed Australia’s First Aboriginal Treaty Bill

The historic bill was developed over several years, in consultation with over 7,500 Indigenous Victorians.
Wendy Syfret
6.22.18
Australia Today

Portugal. The Man Cancels 'Sunrise' Appearance Over Racism Controversy

The show still hasn't apologised over its all-white panel on whether "at risk" Aboriginal kids should be taken from their families.
VICE Staff
5.2.18
Film

An Interview With Australia's Filmic Conscience: Warwick Thornton

The filmmaker behind "Samson and Delilah" explains why he doesn't know what an Indigenous filmmaker is, and hopes he never will.
Patrick Marlborough
2.19.18
Australia Today

Redfern Mourns on the 14th Anniversary of Aboriginal Teen TJ Hickey's Death

Suspicions of police involvement in the 17-year-old's death shook the community and sparked riots in 2004.
Liam Armstrong
2.14.18
Work

The Human Rights You Lose When You Don't Speak English 


Does Australia have enough systems in place to ensure social equity for everyone?
Zoe Holman
11.28.17
Hottest 100

The Government Says Triple J Is 'De-Legitimising Australia Day'

According to communications minister Mitch Fifield, only a “relatively small" number of people want to #ChangetheDate of the Hottest 100.
Katherine Gillespie
11.27.17
Australiana

Young, proud and Aboriginal: Exploring Activism and Allies in 2017

"Aboriginal people are sick of being talked about — in parliament, in schooling systems, everywhere. We want to be talked to, we want to be part of the discussion, we have so much to say and we have been silenced for so long."
Triana Hernandez
8.9.17
mental health

Long-Term Discrimination Messes With the Body's Ability to Manage Stress

A new study shows how internalised pain is inhibiting the release of stress-relieving cortisol in Indigenous Australians.
Katherine Gillespie
2.7.17
Health

I'm Depressed, But Is That Actually a Problem?

Maybe my depression isn't the problem. Maybe it's a collective symptom of being a black person in Australia.
Nayuka Gorrie
11.23.16
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