Army musicians join Aboriginal assistance effort
The Australian Army's aboriginal community program has been running for 15 years with hundreds of soldiers posted to remote and disadvantaged areas to build roads and houses.
Indigenous trailblazer poised to make history
It is the feel-good story of Australian golf. Scott Gardiner, a proud Aborigine, will next year become the first indigenous Australian to play on the USPGA Tour.
Major Sydney building facade transformed by Aboriginal art
An Aboriginal artist whose work has been exhibited in Paris, Santa Fe and Shanghai has given one of Sydney’s most prominent buildings a dramatic makeover.
PM plan for indigenous recognition
The Gillard government has embraced a new strategy to recognise the "unique and special place" of indigenous Australians after conceding that a referendum proposing constitutional change could fail if it is put at or before next year's election.
Parlez vous Yolngu?
We must extinguish the idea of Australia as a monolingual place and there's no better place to start than in the classroom. ABC 105.7 Drive presenter Vicki Kerrigan on why all Australians should learn Aboriginal languages.
Art leadership: boosting Indigenous participation in the art world
Indigenous art is making waves around the world but the challenge in Australia is ensuring that more Indigenous people are becoming involved in professional roles in the art world.
Sydney's top restaurants open kitchens to train indigenous chefs
Three-year course aims to add Aboriginal flavours to Australia's restaurant scene.
Greg Inglis: A quiet hero tackling the big issues to change lives
Standing in the sunshine on Eveleigh St, Greg Inglis is wearing a shirt emblazoned with his own image. Pulling it off, too.
Indigenous spirituality and the need for faith
I recently travelled to Darwin and was surrounded by the living and remnant artefacts of the indigenous faiths by which the first Australians ordered their lives.
Reducing Indigenous suicide through empowerment and pride
We've long known that rates of suicide in Indigenous communities are higher than the wider Australian population. But we’re much less clear about why this is the case.
Indigenous education rate soars
The number of indigenous students in higher education has jumped by more than 40 per cent over the past five years.
Bungaree: an Indigenous perspective
He was the first person to be called an "Australian" in the nation's recorded history. Who was Bungaree?
Ministerial tasforce returns for second round of Aboriginal consultations
No more money will be allocated under an Aboriginal affairs strategy that is being outlined in Dubbo and Cobar.
Call to regain trust of indigenous people
Australia's race discrimination commissioner says action to overcome disadvantage in Aboriginal communities must be built on respect and trust, rather than imposed outcomes.
Aunty Glenda Chalker urges people to learn the history…
Aunty Glenda Chalker says everybody in the MacArthur area should take more time to find out more about Aboriginal and Torre Strait Islander history because a lot of people don’t know much of the real history of what happened during the colonisation.
Call for end to 'perverted' race-based welfare
One of Australia's foremost Indigenous thinkers is calling for an end to race-based entitlement.
Council unites with Aboriginal leaders
Tweed Shire Council has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Tweed Aboriginal leaders to proceed with an Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Plan.
More indigenous medical students create milestone
The number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical students has increased dramatically in the past decade and now matches the ratio of indigenous to non-indigenous people in Australia for the first time.