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

Earthrise

Burning to save Australia's Western Desert

earthrise travels into ancestral Martu territory to learn about the wildfire prevention practice of land burning.

Human Rights

Australia not doing enough to improve Aboriginal lives

Report finds Australia missing key targets to improve life for its indigenous people, including raising life expectancy.

Australia failing to improve Aboriginal lives

Australia

Australian nuclear waste dump divides tiny outback town

"This land is our past, present and future and we don’t want a nuclear waste dump on it."

Australian nuclear waste dump divides tiny outback town

101 East

Hope for Australia's Indigenous

We investigate how the Australian town of Bourke is trying to save their indigenous youth from a life of crime.

Arts & Culture

Enterprise draws on art to help Australia's Aboriginals

Social enterprise in Sydney capitalises on demand for indigenous art to provide employment to community youth.

Australia

Australia fails to close gap on indigenous disadvantage

Country fails to meet key targets to improve life expectancy, health, educational and social outcomes for Aborigines.

Reporter's Notebook

Aboriginal Canadians take matters into their own hands

Government negligence is not stopping indigenous Canadians from pushing for their own economic and social change.

Aboriginal Canadians take matters into their own hands

Australia

Australia Day, a day of mourning for Aboriginals

Indigenous Australians say the national holiday is deeply offensive and should be dubbed 'Invasion Day'.

Australia Day, a day of mourning for Aboriginals

Australia

An Australian republic 'could benefit Aborigines'

Leading academic says she backs call for an Australian head of state if sovereignty of indigenous people is recognised.

An Australian republic 'could benefit Aborigines'

Asia Pacific

Does Australia have a racism problem?

Recent negative comments towards Muslims and Chinese highlight lasting legacy of 'White Australia' policy.

Does Australia have a racism problem?

Poverty & Development

Australia sentences prisoners 'to a job'

Darwin's "Sentenced to a Job" scheme allows inmates to leave prison each day to gain basic work skills and training.

Investigative

Canada failing to investigate murdered women

Nearly 1,200 aboriginal females have been killed or disappeared over 30 years with little justice served, critics say.

Canada failing to investigate murdered women

Environment

Australia rediscovering Indigenous rock art

Hope that expedition to examine 20,000 year old images will help Aboriginal community reconnect with their ancestors.