- NSWALC opts to phase out Tracker and pursue new communications strategy
NSW: The New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council, the publisher of Tracker, has decided to pursue a new direction in its current strategy to communicate with the Aboriginal land rights network, other key stakeholders and the community.
- Bigotry is not OK: NSWALC
NATIONAL: The New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council has joined the growing condemnation of the Federal Government’s moves to amend the Commonwealth Racial Discrimination Act.
- Super Principal gains no quarter during sexual assault court appearance
NEW SOUTH WALES: The NSW ‘Super Principal’ accused of sexually assaulting a young child has appeared in Moree Local Court this morning. And things didn’t go according to plan.
- “Our country will suffer”
NATIONAL: The controversial Solomon iron ore hub will generate billions of dollars in revenue for Fortescue Metals Group over the next two decades. But JAN MAYMAN* asks, what will be the cost for the traditional owners - the Yindjibarndi?
- THE CONTRARIAN: Truth is the casualty of History Wars
NATIONAL: Aboriginal people and the truth will most likely be the losers in the new incarnation of the History Wars, writes DR GARY FOLEY*.
NATIONAL: Former federal Labor leader Mark Latham has accused Gina Rinehart of double standards after the billionaire mining magnate slammed Australia for its "entitlement" mentality.
- Hodges’ NRL return date unclear
- Wirrpanda pulls out of Senate race
- Indigenous children’s ear health improving, but still a problem
- Protesters fight Maules Creek mine
NATIONAL: Hopes for land justice inspired by Eddie Mabo’s High Court win had been destroyed by judges and politicians who failed to understand the vital relationship between Indigenous people and their land, Federal Court judge Peter Gray said when he retired last year in comments that were largely ignored by white Australia.
- Treaty Now: An agreement between two equals
- Victim tells of abuse at state-run home
- Racist attackers likely to be charged
- NSW “Super Principal” accused of indecently assaulting child
NATIONAL: The question of sovereign rights will take front stage over the next few months, writes JEFF MCMULLEN*.
- EDITORIAL: Laws made in the city hit the bush hardest
- LITTLE BLACK DUCK: The high-stakes life of Twiggy Forrest
- EVIDENTLY: Mining is not forever
- Abbott, Mundine and the main game
RUGBY LEAGUE: Aboriginal superstar Greg Inglis opened the NRL season in magnificent style on Thursday, scoring a hat-trick of tries to inspire South Sydney to a 28-8 win over reigning premiers the Sydney Roosters at ANZ Stadium.
- AFL Hawks work on versatility
- Mills offers advice to NBA prospect
- Souths see off Bulldogs 28-20 at Belmore
- Fergo to put clearing name before NRL deal
NATIONAL: The woman stands strong and tall, overlooking the vast expanse of land. She observes pensively, mapping out the journey back to her peoples.
- Bet on the Boomerang coming back
- A fashionable pitch
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