Australia

Australia admits 'failing' to improve Aboriginal lives

Government targets to improve employment and life expectancy of Aboriginal Australians not being met.

Australia admits 'failing' to improve Aboriginal lives

Aboriginal Australians

'It never ends': Trauma of Australia's 'stolen' children

On the 11th anniversary of Australia's apology to the 'Stolen Generations', two survivors reflect on their experiences.

'It never ends': Trauma of Australia's 'stolen' children

Australia

Major Australian mining firms back indigenous voice in parliament

Mining giants BHP and Rio Tinto call for constitutional guarantee of indigenous representation in parliament.

Major Australian mining firms back indigenous voice in parliament

Indigenous rights

Australia Day: Invasion Day protests in Melbourne

To many Aboriginal people the day signifies the beginning of genocide and systemic oppression.

Australia Day: Invasion Day protests in Melbourne

Australia

Tens of thousands rally against 'Invasion Day' in Australia

Day marking arrival of British forces in 1788 is seen as a celebration of colonialism by indigenous Australians.

Tens of thousands rally against 'Invasion Day' in Australia

Australia

Is Aboriginal ecotourism 'bringing Australia together'?

Cultural tourism can address issues such as suicide and unemployment, but corporations seek to mine resource-rich areas.

Can Aboriginal ecotourism save communities as companies eye land?

Aboriginal Australians

What's behind high Aboriginal youth suicide rates?

Pat Dudgeon explains why suicide rates among young Aboriginals are so high and what can be done to stem the tide.

What's behind high Aboriginal youth suicide rates?

Australia

Could Australia soon recognise sovereigns other than the Queen?

It's the last ex-British colony to not ratify a treaty with its First Nations people, but that may be changing.

Could Australia soon recognise sovereigns other than the Queen?

Aboriginal Australians

Aboriginal Australians reclaim a lost language

With the help of a linguistics professor, Barngarla, which has not been spoken for 60 years, is being pieced together.

Starting from scratch: Aboriginal group reclaims lost language

REWIND

Australia's Lost Generation: Battling Aboriginal Suicide

Australian Aboriginal youth suicide rates are among the highest in the world, so how can communities save their youths?

Aboriginal Australians

Is Australia creating a new stolen generation?

A decade after Australia's stolen generations apology the number of indigenous children in out-of-home care has doubled.

Aboriginal Australians

Australia's national day fuels debate on colonial past

Indigenous Australians call the day marking arrival of British prisoners in 1778 'Invasion Day' and demand date change.

Australia's national day fuels debate on colonial past

UpFront

Australia: Are some more equal than others?

There's an outrageous racial disparity hiding behind Australia's revered quality of life statistics.

Witness

Australia: Rainmakers of the Outback

Putuparri is inspired to fight for his indigenous land when he experiences a rainmaking ritual in the Australian desert.

Opinion

Australia's monumental errors

Like the US, Australia has a serious problem with monuments white-washing history.

Karen Wyld

by Karen Wyld

Karen Wyld