indigenous affairs

Indigenous mother child

Aboriginal mothers in prison feel intergenerational trauma and the forced removal of their children are the most significant factors impacting their health and well-being.

Pat Dodson

Few First Nations candidates have succeeded in getting elected to parliament, but it is clear that when they do, they can make a substantial difference.

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Indigenous Australians are vastly over-represented in the prison population, but the success of a new program is offering hope that it can be turned around.

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Carmen Glynn-Braun has won the TWT Excellence Prize for her work Untitled 2018, which explores Indigenous women’s experiences with the Assimilation Policy.

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Newly appointed magistrate Louise Taylor wants her work to be an empathetic reflection of the communities she represents.

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The outspoken advocate delivered a pointed vision of the nation's journey to unification while delivering the annual Hal Wootten Lecture at UNSW Sydney. 

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UNSW Law alumna Teela Reed used an appearance on Q&A to urge federal leaders to take the nation into a referendum on constitutional recognition for Indigenous Australians. 

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UNSW Law student Vanessa Turnbull-Roberts has overcome adversity to win the distinguished John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship awarded by the Law Council of Australia.

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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community is not being heard in the debate around Australia Day and it is indicative of the state of Indigenous affairs in Australia, writes Gemma McKinnon.

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Four generations, three languages and multiple cultural and theatrical traditions combine to great effect in the Sydney Festival production My Name Is Jimi, writes Caroline Wake.

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