The UN has twice called on Australia to dismantle its indefinite detention system for people with cognitive impairments and mental illness, which disproportionately affects Indigenous people.
As a 'Voice' that would allow Indigenous Australians to have a say in parliamentary and government decisions that affect them takes shape, it is vital it be enshrined in our Constitution.
There is a quiet process underway, aimed at achieving the recognition of the First Nations that has so far eluded Australia.
A list of Aboriginal names for places on Dyarubbin, the Hawkesbury River, has unlocked a wealth of new information.
Our medicine, cosmetics and other everyday products contain compounds taken from nature. But Traditional Owners may not have given permission for the materials or their knowledge to be used.
The emerging field of Indigenous architectural practice is restoring tradition and bringing belonging back to the built environment.
Google software engineer and UNSW alumna, Tamina Pitt, is breaking down barriers and forging a ground-breaking trail for others to follow.
UNSW Sydney's Centre for Ecosystem Science, as part of the Gayini consortium, this month applauded the return of almost 88,000 hectares of internationally significant Murrumbidgee floodplain to its Traditional Custodians.
Australians have been working towards meaningful change for almost a decade. That cannot be derailed by reverting to symbolic recognition.
UNSW Canberra extreme bushfire researcher and mathematical scientist, Professor Jason Sharples, has dedicated his career to understanding the complex behaviour of bushfires.