NATIONAL: The Abbott government is determined to tackle head-on what it calls the "scourge" of alcohol in Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander communities.
QLD: In 1945 seven year-old Joe Eggmolesse was diagnosed with Leprosy. He was taken from his family under police escort, transported by rail and sea over a thousand kilometres to Fantome Island where he was to be incarcerated for the next ten years.
NSW: A momentous Australia Day event in Regional NSW saw a community come together to celebrate the world’s oldest living culture.
NATIONAL: This is an edited response to “Special Treatment is the new black”, by Gary Johns, The Australian, February 2 2012.
NATIONAL: A huge thank you for Tracker. I am in turn diverted, angered, informed, encouraged and amused as I read my way through, writes Dindy Vaughan.
NATIONAL: In a relationship, if someone is hurting, be it physical or emotional, the general human response is to exercise compassion, sympathy and understanding, writes Tania Lee Searle.