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Latest news: Indigenous Australians

ACT election thoughts: Julie Tongs OAM (Winnunga Nimmityjah)

Julie Tongs OAM urges the ACT Government to address systemic issues affecting vulnerable people, particularly the Aboriginal community.

Canberrans urged to get ‘flu vaccines before winter

Emma Davidson MLA got her 'flu vaccine at Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service: "Now is the time to think about winter wellness."

More funding for ACT Indigenous advisory group

The ACT Government will invest $1.19 million over three years in the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body. 

ANU: Variations in Indigenous DNA hold key to tailored treatments

A DNA breakthrough could enable tailored treatments for Indigenous people with diabetes, coronary disease, or cancer.

Huge support for Indigenous voice despite lost vote

A majority of Australians think First Nations people should get a say on issues affecting them, raising questions about Labor's model for the voice.

Indigenous art at War Memorial reflects 100 years of Legacy

A striking, contemporary work by Waradgerie woman, Lorraine Connelly-Northey, has been acquired by the Australian War Memorial to mark 100 years of Legacy.

Bringing First Nations art and flavours to Canberra

Young Ngambri, Ngunnawal and Wiradjuri man, Byamee Williams is infusing the Canberra region and beyond with his First Nations artworks and native flavours delivered through his catering company.

Indigenous areas backed voice, data shows

Figures have revealed ordinary polling booths with the highest proportion of Indigenous people voted in favour of the voice to parliament.

Indigenous progress the focus after voice fails

oth sides of the voice campaign have pledged to unveil new measures to close the Indigenous disadvantage gap after the referendum failed.  The prime minister and the government are expected to cop a...

Neo-nazis and extremists a concern ahead of voice vote

Far-right extremism, neo-Nazis and racist hatred have become a growing concern as the Indigenous voice referendum looms.

Indigenous leaders divided on the impact of the voice

Proponents of the 'no' and 'yes' campaigns have spoken at the National Press Club on enshrining an Indigenous voice to parliament in the constitution.