Protestors march over Indigenous deaths

Gwenda Stanley

LUKE ANSCOMBE Emotions ran high as about 100 activists marched on the Queensland Police Service headquarters in Brisbane on Saturday in a display of solidarity for the families of two Indigenous teenagers who died in Western Australia last … [Read more...]

School hosts Indigenous games carnival

Ceremonial spears

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are warned that the following story contains names of persons who have died. MICHAEL SLEEP Salisbury State School celebrated Indigenous culture and learning with the launch of their first … [Read more...]

Trail Blazing Tyson

By: ABBIGAIL PALUDAN Tyson Wilson, an aspiring bodybuilder, is dedicated to making a difference within his Aboriginal community by fighting to stay on the fast paced track to becoming the first Aboriginal male bodybuilder at just a young 20 years of … [Read more...]

Tense standoff at Roma St Parklands

LINDA BRADY A tense standoff near the Roma Street parklands just before 11.30 this morning as three teams of  armed police stopped and searched occupants of a vehicle which had tooted its horn in support of Aboriginal  protesters. The dozen … [Read more...]

Protesters burn flag as sign of colonial oppression

Aboriginal protesters burned an Australian flag during a passionate decolonisation rally at Emma Miller Place today. Chanting "resist, revive, decolonise", the fired-up knot of about 100 protesters spoke emotionally about their links to the land … [Read more...]

Deaths in custody a ‘terrorist act’

CRAIG THOMSON Aboriginal deaths in custody are a "terrorist act" against Indigenous people, an Aboriginal elder told protesters in Brisbane today. The passionate comment during the Aboriginal deaths in custody rally, was among a number of … [Read more...]

Elders Watson and Pearson to sort out their differences

CRAIG L THOMSON Aboriginal Sovereign Embassy elder Sam Watson questioned Indigenous leader Noel Pearson's right to speak on all Aboriginal people's behalf at a public lecture in Brisbane last night. Mr Watson said he welcomed the … [Read more...]

Calls to remove alcohol bans in Indigenous communities

RANUI HARMER Alcohol bans in Queensland’s Indigenous communities are being reviewed after appeals were made to have them lifted. It has been 12 years since the former Labor government established alcohol restrictions in 19 communities … [Read more...]

Racism found to be potential factor in indigenous health gap

CHERYL YONG According to the Close the Gap campaign racism could negatively impact on the health and life expectancy of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. ANTAR National President Doctor Peter Lewis said Aboriginal and … [Read more...]

Government extends education trial for Indigenous Australians

SARAH ROHWEDER The Queensland Government has granted a 12-month extension for the Cape York Australian Aboriginal Academy (CYAAA) education trial. Minister for Education John-Paul Langbroek announced the extension in State Parliament earlier … [Read more...]