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OPINION: Change the attitude, not the date, says Newcastle Elder

Awabakal/Gaewegal Elder Aunt Tracey Hanshaw believes the date of Australia Day is not the problem; it's what Australians celebrate. The 55-year-old University of Newcastle law student says the approach to how...

Paying tribute to Australia’s first Aboriginal cricket team

Aussie country singer Matt Scullion has livestreamed his new single today, just in time for NAIDOC Week. 1868 tells the story of the nation's first Aboriginal cricket team, which travelled to England...

Black Divaz on show for NAIDOC Week

With COVID-19 restrictions still in place, traditional NAIDOC Week celebrations are on hold for this year. Hunter Primary Care, however, has come up with an alternative option, and is hosting a private screening...

Signed agreement paves way for region’s first Aboriginal aged care facility

Local Aboriginal Elder Uncle Bill Smith says an historic signing is about making footprints in time. Speaking at a gathering at Yamuloong in Garden Suburb today, the respected community member said the Memorandum...

A celebration of Indigenous language, literacy

Celebrations will take place across the country tomorrow (Wednesday 2 September) as part of a nod to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language and literacy. Indigenous Literacy Day will be held virtually this...

Student’s dream to inspire others

For Newcastle’s Emma Hickey, the chance to be a role model for the Indigenous community is what drives her to do more. The proud Woopaburra woman hopes to inspire others after being given...

New resources to re-engage Indigenous students

The need to re-engage Indigenous students in school as NSW transitions out of the pandemic has been a driving force behind a new set of resources created for educators and teachers. The Office...

UPDATE: Novocastrians to join global fight

Thousands of Hunter residents rallied on Saturday in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Despite the withdrawal of police approval, protesters turned up in droves. They marched to bring an end to...
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