Reconciliation Week

For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the impact of Australia’s colonial history has transcended amongst generations. The trauma of land dispossession, violence, and racism towards Indigenous Australians has been detrimental for cultural identity and spirituality. The last half century has seen steps towards sizeable action for justice for Indigenous communities. The vision of reconciliation relies […]


WA to close ‘unviable’ communities

BY TAMSIN DOCHERTY Last year the Federal government announced it would stop funding essential services in remote Indigenous communities, transferring responsibility to the states. WA Premier Colin Barnett said his state would have to close between 100 – 150 Indigenous communities as a result of lack of funding. Previously, the Federal government provided two-thirds of WA’s funding […]