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News and stories for SA Aboriginal Nations

Why a First Nations Voice?

A First Nations Voice to Federal Parliament is a simple and achievable change to the Constitution that will give Indigenous people the practical recognition they are asking for, according to the co-chair of the Uluru Working Group, the group established after the Regional Dialogues and Uluru Convention.


SA NAIDOC Awards celebrate local achievements

From an Aunty and author who has spent her long life sharing her story of being stolen from her family, to a young athlete who played at an elite level from the age of just 16, the NAIDOC SA Awards remind us of the diversity and contributions of South Australian Aboriginal people.


Sixty years since the Palm Island Strike

In 1957 all residents of Palm Island, located about 60 km north of Townsville, went on strike against the autocratic management of the settlement. The strike was only resolved when seven defiant men and their families were removed from the Island and sent to live elsewhere permanently.


Ningali Lawford on The Secret River

Ningali Lawford was the narrator of the very successful Adelaide Festival production of The Secret River, which tells the story of William Thornhill, a convict sent to New South Wales in the early 1800s.


Compensation for loss of native title rights

A recent Federal Court judgement for the Ngaliwurru and Nungali people in the Northern Territory (NT) has provided a potential precedent and method for calculating compensation for loss of native title rights for the first time in Australia’s history. It’s a decision has real significance for South Australian native title groups, according to SA Native Title Services Deputy Principal Legal Officer, Osker Linde


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