Halfway through our interview Michael Graham stops me mid-question. “We might just see what these kids want,” he says, grinning slightly. I juggle phones and cameras as five young boys climb all over him, posing for photos and shaking his hand. In the background of each snap is the Walgett Showground and a stage where…
In Orana Juvenile Justice Centre, 99% of the inmates are Aboriginal. Indigenous youths represent only 5% of young Australian people. Yet 39% of the young people in the juvenile justice system are Aboriginal. At the Centre, I heard some of the adults telling the kids not to waste their opportunities. But what opportunities are they…
Auntie May is the Elder in Moree’s Top Camp reserve, an ex-mission. She has lived there all her life.
About five years ago they shut down MASH—Moree Aboriginal Sobriety House, no warning. It helped peoeple, I worked there for eight years as a councillor, black fellas used to come from all over the area for help. Now we have Ice, we need it more than ever. – Leah, Moree I work as a highschool…
Tom Joyner reports on a bitter feud behind the sale of the National Indigenous Times
The winning entry in the 2014 Opinion Competition, by Ezreena Yahya.
White Australia has a Black history, writes Evelyn Araluen Corr.
Amy McQuire is a Darumbal and South Sea Islander, and one of Australia’s foremost Indigenous journalists. Here, she speaks to Xiaoran Shi.
USyd’s Professor of Poetry and Poetics Barry Spurr has been suspended and banned from campus, Will Edwards and Justin Pen report.
Astha Rajvanshi talks to Kyol Blakeney, 87th President of the SRC, about the September elections, the ‘race card’, and his priorities for 2015.