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Bill Leak's Defiance Shows Us What His Problem Is

If people were confused about yesterday's cartoon, the meaning of his defensive op-ed is clear: Leak sees himself as the victim in this situation.
Maddison Connaughton
8.5.16
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Not Exactly News: 'The Australian' Has Published Another Racist Cartoon

We're not using it as the thumbnail image because it's gross. In fact, the cartoonist responsible—Bill Leak—has a long, proud history of being gross.
Katherine Gillespie
8.4.16
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Black Lives Matter in Melbourne

An estimated 3,500 people marched in Melbourne—a show of solidarity for the US movement, and a call to action on Indigenous deaths in custody.
Ben Thomson
7.18.16
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Fuck Your Constitutional Recognition, I Want a Treaty

Even if every single black Australian was against recognition, we still wouldn't have the numbers to outvote the rest of the country.
Nayuka Gorrie
3.17.16
VICE INTL

What Life Is Like as a Night-Shift Worker Looking After Australia's Incarcerated Aboriginals

VICE Australia spent a night with a woman who plays a crucial role in protecting the legal rights of Aboriginal people who've gotten arrested.
VICE Staff
11.19.15
Stuff

Nakkiah Lui Does Blackfella Humour For Everyone

The 'Black Comedy' writer and performer knows difficult conversations are easier to have when the audience is laughing.
Wendy Syfret
10.25.15
Vice Blog

The Tony Abbott Rage Controller

A day-to-day guide on how to read the news without punching yourself repeatedly in the face.
Lee Zachariah
8.17.15
The VICE Guide to Mental Health

Prisons Are Acting as De Facto Mental Health Facilities for Indigenous Australians

Australia's correctional system is all too frequently the first place of treatment for indigenous people with mental issues.
Girard Dorney
5.1.15
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Indigenous Legal Services Already Feeling the Imminent Funding Cuts

"For every one lawyer that we lose, that's 240 Indigenous people that will miss out on representation."
Denham Sadler
3.17.15
News

Indigenous Groups are Calling for the 'Decolonization' of Australia

"We're saying that the government is killing our people."
Paul Gregoire
2.19.15
News

Even For Australia, Last Week Was Pretty Racist

Australia is the world’s great melting pot. We’re a diverse group of multiculturalists who came together with one shared dream: to steal a continent from the people who had been living here for fifty thousand years.
Lee Zachariah
8.25.14