Publication: National Indigenous Times

First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Canberra cuts funds for Aboriginal communities

The Federal Government's decision to withdraw funding about 180 remote Aboriginal communities in Western Australia has been condemned by the State Housing Minister, Bill Marmion with a warning it will lead to communities being closed down.Despite claims ... [Published National Indigenous Times - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Murrumu drops white man’s trappings to fight for sovereignty for Yidinji People

Sovereignty, true sovereignty is being taken back by a group of Yidinji people in far-north Queensland.For Yidinji man, Murrumu Walubara Yidindji, sovereignty is freedom from external influence and control and he has demonstrated that sovereignty by severing ... [Published National Indigenous Times - Oct 01 2014]
Entities: Australia
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Here’s the reality of Australia’s Apartheid

You won't see photos like this published in mainstream media and you won't hear the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott or Indigenous Affairs Minister, Senator Nigel Scullion even acknowledge they exist. But they should.You won't see or hear Warren Mundine or ... [Published National Indigenous Times - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Forrest’s Creating Parity not for us, says MacAskill

Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest's "Creating Parity" report and recommendations "is a one-size-fits-all" attempt to create a single social policy across Australia that "was set on a path of more government intervention", an Aboriginal leader from New South Wales ... [Published National Indigenous Times - Oct 01 2014]
Entities: Interference, Australia
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Mining the reason Oombulgarri is being demolished

Lucrative diamond mining in the areas surrounding the Oombulgurri community was probably the reason behind the West Australian State Government's decision to ruthlessly close down the community and condemn hundreds of First Peoples residents to a life ... [Published National Indigenous Times - Oct 01 2014]
Entities: Mining
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Dr Gondarra pushes Abbott for Treaties in his letter of thanks

Dr Djiniyini Gondarra, senior Yolngu Elder, ceremonial lawman and clan leader of the Dhurrili Nation of north east Arnhem Land, has written to Prime Minister, Tony Abbott to thank him for publicly acknowledging the "terrible impact upon Aboriginal Peoples ... [Published National Indigenous Times - Oct 01 2014]
Entities: Tony Abbott
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Annual photo shoot marks black rights

First Nations Peoples are still jailed at some of the highest rates in the world, and a terrible and tragic addendum to that is that First Nations Peoples are still dying in custody, often in situations where they need not be incarcerated at all.One of ... [Published National Indigenous Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Indigenous jobseekers are culinary rising stars

Issue 376"Police just took our kids at the point of their guns"The multi-award winning National Indigenous Times is an independent newspaper and receives no government funding whatsoever. Thus, we rely entirely on advertising and subscriptions to survive, ... [Published National Indigenous Times - Sep 16 2014]

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...clan leader of the Dhurrili Nation of north east Arnhem Land, has written to Prime Minister Tony Abbott to thank him for publicly acknowledging the "terrible impact upon Aboriginal Peoples as a result of early British settlement" and called on him to now include a framework to advance Treaties with the First
Despite claims by the Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister, Senator Nigel Scullion hailing the change as an "historis agreement beetwen the FederaL Government..."

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Mining the reason Oombulgarri is being demolished [Published National Indigenous Times - Oct 01 2014]
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Here’s the reality of Australia’s Apartheid [Published National Indigenous Times - Oct 01 2014]
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