Indigenous Affairs

Australia's Day

Tony's Been Offered a Job as Special Envoy on Indigenous Affairs

He said he's not sure what that means.
Gavin Butler
VICE Australia

VICE Australia Election Podcast: Episode 1 Highlights

Aamer Rahman, Nayuka Gorrie, Jarni Blakkarly, and Heath Pickering talk feminism, Recognition, and George Christensen's attempted turtle bribery.
VICE Staff
VICE Australia

Meet the Woman Who Monitors the Safety of Indigenous People Taken into Custody

We go on nightshift with the woman responsible for checking in on every single Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander taken into custody within Victoria and Tasmania.
VICE Australia
The Incarceration Issue

Beyond the Bars

This radio show has been giving Indigenous prisoners their only opportunity to participate in NAIDOC Week since 2002.
Jack Callil & Sam West

Did the AHC Walk Away From a Deal to Fund Indigenous Housing on The Block?

This week's Supreme Court case revealed the Aboriginal Housing Company refused to sign a memorandum that would have guaranteed government backing for the construction of affordable Indigenous housing.
Jed Smith

Secret History: 'The Secret River' Holds Tough Truths for Australia

A two-part television series that concluded on the ABC last night took some tentative steps towards lifting the lid of Australia's shameful past.
Chris Munro
VICE Australia

Watch: Melbourne Protests Against Forced Aboriginal Community Closures

VICE Australia took our cameras down to speak to the people involved and hear what they had to say.
VICE Australia

Redfern's Tent Embassy Is Ready to Fight for the Block

Indigenous leaders in Sydney have called on all Australians, white and black, to rally around around the tent embassy situated at the iconic Redfern housing project.
Jed Smith

A Look Back at the Australian Aboriginal Rights Movements of 2014

This year activists have worked to reclaim the first land handed back to indigenous Australians and form an Aboriginal-controlled body to represent all indigenous nations.
Paul Gregoire

We Asked Four Legendary Australian Activists Why G20 Will Be Riot Free

"It doesn't help that Australians are essentially ignorant fuckwits"
VICE Australia

Aboriginal Australians are Still Dying in Police Custody

Last month, a 22-year-old Aboriginal woman was arrested for unpaid fines. After three days in police lockup, she was dead. How far has Australia come in 30 years?
Lauren Gillin
2014 Festival of Dangerous Ideas

John Pilger on ‘Utopia’, Objectivity, and the State of Australian Indigenous Affairs

We spoke with the veteran journalist ahead of his lecture at FODI 2014
Amy McQuire