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First Nations education expert honored by Cuban Government
Posted on February 26, 2016
Adam Evans
Journalist

Professor Jack Beetson, who is the Executive Director for the Literacy for Life Foundation, replicated a Cuban model of teaching he witnessed when in East Timor.
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Jensen comments not supported by Indigenous Affairs Minister
Posted on February 26, 2016
Adam Evans
Journalist

The Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion has condemned comments made by a Liberal MP as ‘unhelpful’.
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Claims of women going to prison to escape DV
Posted on February 25, 2016
Adam Evans
Koori Radio

The Chief Executive of the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency says they are following up on claims that First Nations women in the Northern Territory are committing crimes to escape domestic violence.
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'Lifestyle choices' comment resurfaces
Posted on February 25, 2016
NIRS

Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull is again under pressure to take a stand against racism against First Nations people.
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Continual theft of TSI flag
Posted on February 25, 2016
Stephen Clarke
Journalist

A Torres Strait Islander flag has been stolen three times from a Heidelberg West park in Melbourne.
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YAC election results questioned
Posted on February 25, 2016
Stephen Clarke
Journalist

A court decision in an ongoing dispute over the board election of the Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation has been reserved. Legal action was launched over the way the board of the YAC was re-elected last year.
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Labor condemns childcare package
Posted on February 25, 2016
Adam Evans
Journalist

Labors federal spokesperson for Indigenous affairs says the First Nations childcare system will not exists if the Governments new child care assistance package comes into effect next year.
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First Nation's kids more likely incur unintentional injuries: Report
Posted on February 24, 2016
Stephen Clarke
Journalist

First Nation’s children are nearly twice as likely to be hospitalised for unintentional injuries as non-Indigenous kids, according to a report.
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Carved tree revival
Posted on February 24, 2016
Stephen Clarke
Journalist

A First Nation’s artist is reviving the lost cultural art once used by Indigenous clans in Eastern Australia of carving trees to mark special places.
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First Nations initiative reaps results for former prisoners
Posted on February 24, 2016
Adam Evans
ABC

An Indigenous owned and operated scheme in Western Australia is being praised for turning around the lives of prisoners and saving the government millions of dollars.
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