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8 July 2018 10:21 AM Warriors emerge from Patty Mills' Shadows

A new group of Warriors have emerged from the Shadows of the concept that sparked Patty Mills' journey from Canberra to NBA stardom. The Winnunga Warriors Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander basketball club held a NAIDOC tournament to promote reconciliation in sport at the Belconnen Basketball Stadium over the weekend. The Winnunga Warriors are hosting 19

11 June 2018 3:18 AM Gardner plunders tour century in Aboriginal XI win against NCC team

Aboriginal XI captain Ashleigh Gardner has blasted a powerful century to lead her side to a thumping win over a National Cricket Conference team in Derby. The NSW and Australian all-rounder produced an unbeaten 129 off just 71 balls in helping her side post a mammoth 4-199 off their 20 overs. In reply the NCC team managed just 5-62 with Zoe Fleming the pick of the bowlers 26

8 February 2018 3:19 AM Politics Live: Backdown on secrecy laws, citizenship saga gets personal

With your indulgence, I'd just like to draw your attention to a piece we have published today by Aged Care and Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt. Wyatt, the first Aboriginal member of the House of Representatives and first Aboriginal minister, has paid tribute to our friend and colleague Michael Gordon, former political editor of The Age, who died suddenly 320

26 January 2018 8:09 AM 'Invasion day' rally organiser says her comments Australia should 'burn to the ground' should not be taken literally

"Invasion day" rally organiser Tarneen Onus-Williams does not apologise for saying she hoped Australia would ''burn to the ground' but says her words should not be taken literally. Ms Onus-Williams stood on the steps of Victoria's Parliament on Australia Day in front of thousands of people and told the crowd: "F--- Australia, hope it burns to the ground 49

26 January 2018 3:38 AM What Sydneysiders got up to on Australia Day morning

Australia Day got off to a bright and vibrant start as people celebrated in a variety of ways across Sydney. The WugulOra Morning Ceremony at Barangaroo was one of the first events of the day and celebrated the Indigenous history of Australia. The event was attended by hundreds who saw traditional dancers and singers on the land named after Cammeraygal 40

21 January 2018 11:32 PM First Fleet 'good' for Indigenous Australians, Tony Abbott says

Tony Abbott believes the arrival of the First Fleet was a good thing for Indigenous Australians. The former prime minister was on Monday again throwing his support behind keeping the existing date of Australia Day. "What happened on the 26th of January 1788 was on balance, for everyone - Aboriginal people included - a good thing because it brought Western 50 1

21 January 2018 11:32 PM 'It's complicated': UWA Australian History chair advocates 'changing the date'

A national debate rages over the meaning of Australia Day, and the chair of Australian History at the University of Western Australia wants to set the record straight. Professor Jane Lydon is the Wesfarmers Chair in Australian History at the institution, and said it was important for Australians to understand the significance of the January 26 date. "The First 51

21 January 2018 9:05 PM Bringing back a language only 50 people can speak

All that's left of the Gamilaraay language from northern NSW and southern Queensland are a few phrases spoken by fewer than 50 people. "The language stopped changing 70 or 80 years ago," said John Giacon, a lecturer at the Australian National University who is trying to bring the language back from the brink of extinction. "Many of the things we want to talk about 48

19 January 2018 4:20 AM What to see and do on Australia Day in Sydney

On Friday 26th January 2018, Australia will celebrate the 230th Australia Day and the city of Sydney promises that "Australia Day 2018 will deliver plenty of memorable ceremonies, lively events and fun activities". As is tradition, the Sydney Harbour Bridge will have a fireworks display at 9pm. However, if you are unable to celebrate within the city, local 66

28 November 2017 11:37 PM Australia's counter-terror measures 'fuelling racism': UN committee

London: Hate speech and counter-terrorism measures may be fuelling a general rise in racism, xenophobia and discrimination in Australia, a UN committee says. Verene Shepherd, the committee's rapporteur for Australia, welcomed our progress in adopting an anti-racism strategy, appointing a race discrimination commissioner and bringing in new health and justice 135