The World’s Most Popular Website Just Ripped The Rug Out From Under Australia Day

Police happy with crowds at Hunter region Australia Day.: Police happy with crowds at Hunter region Australia Day…

Removed for being Aboriginal. Is the NT creating another stolen generation? Padraic Gibson  There are more than 900 Aboriginal children in ‘out of home care’ in the NT. New laws will devastate groups trying to regain Aboriginal control over Aboriginal child welfare

Removed for being Aboriginal. Is the NT creating another stolen generation?

There are more than 900 Aboriginal children in ‘out of home care’ in the NT. New laws will devastate groups trying to regain Aboriginal control over Aboriginal child welfare

The Lowitja Institute is Australia’s national institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research. We are an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation, named in honour of our Patron, Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue AC CBE DSG. We are governed by a Board led by an independent Chairperson, Ms Pat Anderson AO.  The Institute was established in 2010, emerging from a 14-year history of Cooperative Research Centres funded by the Australian Government CRC Program.  Since 1997, the…

The Lowitja Institute is Australia’s national institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research. We are an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation, named in honour of our Patron, Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue AC CBE DSG. We are governed by a Board led by an independent Chairperson, Ms Pat Anderson AO. The Institute was established in 2010, emerging from a 14-year history of Cooperative Research Centres funded by the Australian Government CRC Program. Since 1997, the…

The Prime Minister backs a WA Government proposal to close a number of remote Indigenous communities.

Here's - PM for people - on remote WA communities: Lifestyle Choices - Abbott has backed a WA Government proposal to close a number of remote Indigenous communities, saying it is not the taxpayer's job to subsidise people's "lifestyle choices".

Closing the gap: Australia is meaner, dumber and more racist than 25 years ago

Closing the gap: Australia is meaner, dumber and more racist than 25 years ago

'It's the same story': How Australia and Canada are twinning on bad outcomes for Indigenous people  The statistics are almost identical because ‘English settler colonialism works the same way’ in different places, says Canadian expert on trip to Sydney

'It's the same story': How Australia and Canada are twinning on bad outcomes for Indigenous people

'It's the same story': How Australia and Canada are twinning on bad outcomes for Indigenous people The statistics are almost identical because ‘English settler colonialism works the same way’ in different places, says Canadian expert on trip to Sydney

With support from its friends at the federal level, the Western Australian government has dusted off and rebadged the template for the Howard government’s 2007 intervention into Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory. This was an act that former minister Alexander Downer admitted was an attempt to get a jump in the polls.  Prime Minister Tony Abbott said earlier this week that the WA government’s plan to close up to 150 remote Indigenous communities is a good idea, as taxpayers…

For the real story on Indigenous Australia, social beats old media

NITV has chosen to celebrate and pay homage to these five Indigenous women who displayed strength in campaigning for social change, fighting back against critics, and lending their voice to issues they believed in throughout 2015.

NITV has chosen to celebrate and pay homage to these five Indigenous women who displayed strength in campaigning for social change, fighting back against critics, and lending their voice to issues they believed in throughout

Warren Mundine: Said to have "sold out". In February, at a lavish wedding at Sydney's Luna Park attended by 450 people, including miner Andrew ''Twiggy'' Forrest, Mr Mundine married corporate lawyer Elizabeth Henderson, divorced daughter of Gerard and Anne Henderson, directors of the conservative think-tank The Sydney Institute.  Mr Abbott recently described Mr Mundine as ''a natural leader and a forthright advocate for indigenous Australia''.

Warren Mundine has been accused by his ex-wife of saying that she was ''too Aboriginal'' in the final bitter disintegration of their marriage five years ago.

Indigenous health programs' funding from Western Australian government slashed by half

Indigenous health programs' funding from Western Australian government slashed by half

Most groups funded under Indigenous advancement strategy non-Indigenous  Of the $4.9bn available, ‘about half’ was allocated to existing programs before the first application round opened, Senate inquiry hears

Most groups funded under Indigenous advancement strategy non-Indigenous

Tony Abbott's Indigenous 'lifestyle choices' remark smacks of racism, says UN rapporteur  UN special rapporteur on indigenous rights criticises the PM’s comments and says Australia has ‘regressed’ in its treatment of Indigenous communities

Tony Abbott's Indigenous 'lifestyle choices' remark smacks of racism, says UN rapporteur

UN forum backs fight against closure of remote Aboriginal communities in WA

The Truth Hurts: How To Be An Ignorant Racist And Still Get A Job In The Mainstream Media

The Truth Hurts: How To Be An Ignorant Racist And Still Get A Job In The Mainstream Media

Damn those selfish Aborigines; getting in the way of my lifestyle choices. It's a damned inconvenience having to pay anything at all towards keeping them in substandard housing out the back of beyond, but it's especially vexing when that money could be better spent keeping me even more luxuriously domiciled in the inner city.  It's a hellishly expensive business, you know, keeping most of us in the urbane style to which we've become accustomed; tens of billions of dollars a year on…

Tony Abbott's latest gaffe would be particularly egregious if it didn't smack of political convenience.

"We need Stolen Generations, there's a whole heap of kids going before the courts now or their families going. Mums going before the courts or dads who are on top of the world with drugs or alcohol".

Alan Jones Says Australia “Needs More Stolen Generations"

"We need Stolen Generations, there's a whole heap of kids going before the courts now or their families going. Mums going before the courts or dads who are on top of the world with drugs or alcohol".

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