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The demons of Van Dieman's Land: Britain's genocide in Tasmania

Not only were British colonists at war with Australia's First People, but irrefutable evidence ...  
EDITORIAL EXCERPT: Malcolm's Day of disappointment

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he is disappointed with Australians. But Australians are more ...  
Teela Reid torches Malsplain Turnbull's misleading #QandA straw men

On Q&A last week, the Prime Minister set out to mislead Australians about the Uluru Statement ...  
Fifield ignores #NBNFail to voice outrage at Triple J's Hottest 100 move

Mitch Fifield took time out from the NBN disaster to launch an outraged attack on youth broadca ...  
Australia's heartless 'House of Discards' refuse First Nations' fundamental rights

The weakness at the heart of our democracy is revealed in the lack of protections for our First ...  
Australia's abominable secret: A suicide crisis among children

Australia's suicide rates among Indigenous children is a national abomination borne of dirt-poor ...  
Turnbull's loud and clear contempt for Indigenous voice

The Turnbull Government dismisses the suggestion First Nations people should be involved in ...  
From Left to Right and back again: The Donald Horne enigma

A new selection of writings by iconoclastic social commentator and historian Donald Horne has ...  
Support marriage equality? Yes. We do!

Independent Australia strongly supports marriage equality — as we support justice, fairness ...  
Héritier Lumumba and the AFL’s problem with race

After the resignation of two prominent footballers, it seems the AFL has learnt little about its ...  
Scullion sends Indigenous Advancement funding to Australia Day celebrations

Why were next year’s Australia Day celebrations going to be funded via the Government’s ...  
Systemic failures lead to Aboriginal death in custody in NSW

The NSW Coroner finds systemic failures led to the suicide death of an Indigenous man in a NSW ...  
Voices of reason call for immediate end to NT Indigenous Intervention

Hundreds of eminent Australians will tomorrow in Melbourne add their support to Indigenous calls ...  
Plebiscite fever and the First Nations: Peering into the leadership abyss

Progress towards a treaty or treaties with Australia's First Nations is hampered by a number of ...  
Did we kill Dr Yunupingu? Poor fellow my country

Dr Yunupingu did not need to die; he was killed by a system that abandoned him, writes contribu ...  
Drowning in White privilege

The First Nations community is both reeling and in mourning; Indigenous affairs editor Natalie ...  
Inequality not just about wealth but also about power

Inequality is growing because there is an uneven distribution of power.  
Dr G Yunupingu: And now a deafening silence

Internationally acclaimed Indigenous musician Dr G Yunupingu has died at age 46 following a long ...  

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