When Tina's son went to prison she saw the huge demand for disability support behind bars
Tina Powney wondered whether her son, who lives with a range of disabilities, would be the next Indigenous person to die in custody during one of his periods in jail. She decided to create the kind of service she needed but could not find.
Published: Source: ABC SheppartonTopic: Prisons and Punishment
Victoria's work safety watchdog investigating Hawthorn allegations
Victoria's workplace safety watchdog launches an investigation into allegations of discrimination at the Hawthorn Football Club.
Published: Source: ABC NewsTopic: Sport
Ben first arrived in Sydney as a closeted teenager. Decades later, he's steering its largest pride event
Ben Graetz returns to Darwin to platform Indigenous LGBTIQA+ voices ahead of one of Sydney's largest events in decades.
Published: Source: ABC NewsTopic: Indigenous (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)
A new chapter for Australia's dark past had a quiet beginning in Canberra this week
The Australian War Memorial's promise to provide a "broader, deeper" depiction of the frontier wars comes after years of advocacy by First Nations leaders — and is the beginning of a new national chapter, writes Patricia Karvelas.
Published: Source: RN BreakfastTopic: Federal Government
The scaly-tailed possum is an elusive creature, but Indigenous rangers in WA's outback are uncovering its secrets
Aboriginal rangers in WA's East Kimberley capture fresh evidence of the elusive scaly-tailed possum for the first time in years.
Published: Source: ABC KimberleyTopic: Conservation
COVID isolation rule change 'too early' for 'vulnerable' Aboriginal communities, says NT Aboriginal health boss
The Northern Territory's peak Aboriginal health body criticises national cabinet's decision to scrap mandatory COVID isolation rules, while local hospitality businesses welcome it.
Published: Source: ABC NewsTopic: Health
Cultural floristry course connects Aboriginal students to country
A group of Aboriginal women are combining their culture with professional floristry tehniques to create arrangements suitable for sorry business and other events.
Published: Source: ABC IllawarraTopic: Education
As some countries face rice shortages, Australian researchers achieve a breakthrough in harvesting native rice
Native rice could soon be on the menu at Australian restaurants after it was successfully harvested as a part of a Northern Territory research project.
Published: Source: ABC NewsTopic: Horticulture
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