Indigenous

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UNSW Sydney has received a generous $5 million gift from the Origin Foundation to assist Indigenous students to pursue a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths. 

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A national constitutional convention is the best way to determine whether a proposed Indigenous advisory body can unify the nation, writes George Williams.

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The Referendum Council’s report is the conclusion of 18 months of consultation and discussion, including six months of regional dialogues with Indigenous people.

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For UNSW alumna and NITV Political Correspondent Nakari Thorpe, NAIDOC Week is an important opportunity to learn more about the role Indigenous Australians play in the community.

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We must do more to find alternatives to the increasing use of imprisonment to address women's health and social problems, write Paul Simpson and Tony Butler.

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The first Indigenous student accepted into UNSW Medicine’s Honours program intends to pay it forward by mentoring students starting their training to become doctors.

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A registered nurse and a high school graduate are among the Indigenous students who will study medicine at UNSW after completing the intensive Pre-Medicine program.

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The first major study of golden staph bloodstream infection in Australian children has found higher death rates if the right antibiotic is not used to treat the infection.

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At age 16 Riley Bennett was told by a high school adviser he should train as a baker. Setting his sights higher, the Indigenous student is now studying to become a doctor.

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All new enterprises experience barriers to entry into the construction sector. However, recent research has shown that Indigenous businesses face more barriers than most, writes Martin Loosemore.

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