Kaurna shelter tree revival project

A Willawilla Karra Kuu (Kaurna shelter tree) estimated to be over 450 years old has been protected by prolonged land-management efforts from several groups. The tree-saving initiative, started by the Brownhill Creek Conservation Group in 2018, has been contributed to by local school students and volunteers who have planted around … Read More

Interview: Thomas Mayo

Thomas Mayo, a Kaurareg Aboriginal and Kalkalgal Erubamle Torres Strait Islander man, has been one of the most prominent public advocates for the Voice to Parliament referendum. Since becoming a signatory for the Uluru Statement of the Heart, Mayo has travelled the country continually listening to and speaking with people … Read More

Tarnanthi Art Fair returns for 2023

The Art Gallery of South Australia’s Tarnanthi Art Fair is returning in 2023, featuring in-person and digital events, after two years of online events. The Tarnanthi Art Fair will run from Friday 20 October to Sunday 22 October, with the event taking place at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre for the … Read More

Nantawarrina IPA celebrates 25 years

In 1998 Traditional Owners from the Nipapanha (formerly Nepabunna) community in South Australia became the first Indigenous people to dedicate their Country as an Indigenous Protected Area. At this time the 58,000 hectares of rugged Country on Adnyamathanha lands was in a state of decline. Today Nantawarrina is a leading … Read More

Wilyakali native title recognised by Federal Court

On August 28, 2023 the Wilyakali people were handed their native title rights and interests at a Federal Court ceremony near Mannahill, 360km northeast of Adelaide. The consent determination area covers around 9,200 square-kilometres and stretches from the NSW border, on both sides of the Barrier Highway, to areas near … Read More

Frances Rings reflects on ‘Yuldea’

‘Yuldea’ is a deeply personal ceremonial affirmation of history and heritage, inspired by her family’s connection to the area. The piece tells the story of the Aṉangu people of the Great Victorian Desert and the abrupt moment that traditional life collided with the industrial ambition of a growing nation in … Read More

Scott Rathman: Painting for Panama

Renowned Eastern Arrernte artist Scott Rathman has created a vibrant mural to welcome the Panama Women’s National Football team and celebrate the diverse sporting community in the Playford region. Scott has been painting murals around Australia for over 34 years and has provided mentorship for students at schools and aspiring … Read More

Treaty to ban nuclear weapons: Karina Lester

A group of Australian atomic survivors has travelled to Canberra to speak with government decision-makers about their experiences as survivors of British nuclear bomb-testing programs in WA and SA. They outlined expectations for future action from the government to acknowledge and address the harm caused by nuclear weapons testing, calling … Read More

Native title sparks ‘bright future’ for Ngadjuri people

On July 6, the Ngadjuri people of South Australia received their second Federal Court-recognised native title consent determination, at a packed Burra Town Hall. The determination area covers South Australian towns across the Mid North including Kapunda, Clare, Burra, Peterborough and Yunta. Ngadjuri Elder Aunty Patricia Waria Read spoke at … Read More