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White Australia sets up organisations and structures that offer the pretence of helping us, but it's a pretence, no more.
by John Pilger - 12/04/2016 - 34 comments
Two judges of the Federal Circuit Court have expressed concern that Aboriginal children are likelier than non-Aboriginal children to be taken from their homes.
by Gary Johns - 25/02/2016 - 33 comments
Patrick Dodson has argued that the Closing the Gap policy should be scrapped, as has Professor Jon Altman.
by Sara Hudson - 15/02/2016 - 34 comments
The fact Stan Grant’s compelling speech has gone viral shows just how deeply this refusal to accept the reality of Australia’s history resonates with so many people.
by Andrew Bartlett - 25/01/2016 - 60 comments
Have there always been more Aboriginal Australians than earlier censuses counted?
by Joe Lane - 19/01/2016 - 34 comments
How dare we lecture China and North Korea on human rights when we allow our own people to live in such poor conditions? It wouldn't be tolerated if they were white.
by Michael Costello - 12/08/2015 - 21 comments
For a start, booing people has a long tradition in Australian sport. Umpires cop it every week. Politicians have almost stopped going to sporting events because they get booed so enthusiastically.
by Syd Hickman - 31/07/2015 - 123 comments
Aboriginal people are to be driven from homelands where their communities have lived for thousands of years.
by John Pilger - 27/04/2015 - 26 comments
Pearson wants a special deal for his troops when the Constitution already provides them with a special deal. But he wants more. He wants Aborigines alone to have a treaty clause written into the Constitution.
by Gary Johns - 22/04/2015 - 6 comments
Any hope that Abbott's critics would offer a reasoned reply to the substance of his argument – that remote living places serious constraints on remedying indigenous disadvantage – were soon dashed.
by John Slater - 20/04/2015 - 65 comments
Pearson’s spoken words resound through non-Indigenous and hopefully most Indigenous circles but in reality there is still a long way to go and after millions of dollars and several years.
by Jack Wilkie-Jans - 28/11/2014 - 5 comments
Life expectancy for indigenous men has risen by a year, while infant mortality has been reduced, but is the latter the reason for the former?
by Joe Lane - 21/11/2014 - 13 comments


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