Chris Munro is a Gamilaroi man and a former political correspondent for NITV National News.
AFL: Collingwood chief executive Gary Pert has backed Nathan Buckley’s controversial AFL selection policies, saying senior players have been just as vocal as the coach in demanding everyone meets strict standards.
QLD: Eight Aboriginal tribes in far north Queensland have been tasked with helping to protect more than a million hectares of land.
NATIONAL: In speculating on the next 30 years of Aboriginal land rights, CHRIS MUNRO looks at some of the challenges experienced by Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam in America during the mid sixties.
NATIONAL: Political leaders were reminded of the disadvantage of Aboriginal people and the need to address the gap in health, in particular, as tributes flowed in federal parliament for Mr Yunupingu.
TRIBUTE: A video of the song ‘World Turning’ off Yothu Yindi’s famed Tribal Voice Album.
HISTORY: Aboriginal tribespeople peered out from behind palm trees, frightened but struck with wonder by the enormous floating creature on the horizon.
NATIONAL: Aboriginal AFL great Michael Long says he was hurt by Collingwood President Eddie McGuire controversial comments about Adam Goodes, but doesn’t want to crucify him.
NATIONAL: Australians should be sensitive but not get hung up on the issue of racism, Foreign Minister Bob Carr says.
RUGBY LEAGUE: Newcastle winger Darius Boyd is expected to play Wednesday night’s opening State of Origin clash although Queensland coach Mal Meninga is delaying his final decision until game day.
AFL INDIGENOUS ROUND: This weekend the AFL celebrates and honours the contribution of Aboriginal players to the Aboriginal game of Marngrook, or as its commonly known, AFL.
ORIGIN II: Try scoring machine Nathan Merritt.
AMAZING PEOPLE, PLACES: Chris Graham travelled to Central Australia to research the affects of the Northern Territory intervention.
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