Tag: Indigenous

Function of young Indigenous artists showcased in MoAD exhibition

By Sam Provost Posted December 08, 2015 21:53:55 Gallery: Right Right here Now Photo: Land by Neil Mitchell, depicts the area about Menindee in NSW, in synthetic polymer on canvas. (Supplied) Five young Aboriginal artists from Menindee in far western NSW have come to Old Parliament Property to see their artworks displayed in the Right…


Indigenous Referendum Council named soon after drawn-out negotiations

Posted December 07, 2015 00:01:11 The Federal Government and Opposition have settled on the lengthy-awaited Referendum Council to seek advice from on the greatest prospect of recognising Indigenous Australians in the constitution. Advocates of adjust are hopeful the 16-member council will break the impasse in the debate over the question that would be put to…


Mining spoils for Indigenous groups allegedly funnelled back to business

Updated December 06, 2015 22:14:51 Photo: There are claims that trust funds intended for Indigenous projects in the Upper Hunter have as an alternative gone back to the mining market. (AAP: Dean Lewins) Connected Story: State Govt asked to explain lack of consultation more than Register of Aboriginal Owners Map: Mudgee 2850 A New South…


Call for royal commission into Indigenous corporations after monetary allegations

Posted November 30, 2015 13:59:32 Photo: Borroloola community members protested the sacking of Mabunji Aboriginal Resource Indigenous Corporation chief executive Michael Gravener. (Supplied: Tahnee Mawson) Associated Story: Residents demand investigation into sacking of Aboriginal corporation chief Map: Borroloola 0854 The sacked chief executive of a Northern Territory Indigenous corporation is calling for a royal commission…


Indigenous men executed in colonial conflict honoured in Melbourne memorial

Posted November 27, 2015 13:44:58 Photo: A memorial planned for central Melbourne to keep in mind executed Indigenous Tasmanians Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheener. (Supplied: Melbourne City Council) A swing set reminiscent of the gallows exactly where two Indigenous guys were hanged in 1842 will be erected as a memorial to colonial conflict in Melbourne. The memorial…