Communities call for cultural burning funding for bushfire mitigation

[Bill Brown, ABC]

The Bega Valley community is one of many across Australia to have demonstrated the benefits of traditional cool fire burning, but are unable to sustain cultural fire management because of a lack of recurrent program funding.

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Nova Peris sues Jacinta Price over Studio 10 debate

[Tom Cowie, SMH]

Former Olympian Nova Peris is suing conservative Indigenous politician Jacinta Price for defamation over comments she made on Studio 10 accusing the ex-Labor senator of protecting abusers amid the fallout of host Kerri-Anne Kennerley being accused of racism.

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Remote store operator CEQ welcomes new Board Chair and Directors

[by Gavin Broomhead]

Torres Shire Council Mayor Vonda Malone has been announced as the new Chair of not-for-profit remote store operator Community Enterprise Queensland (CEQ).

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UniSA research project to preserve Aboriginal Elder knowledge

[by Dan Lander]

Haines believes the model she has developed with the Ngarrindjeri people can be readily applied in other Aboriginal communities, representing a sensitive, respectful way of preserving thousands of years of ancient wisdom.

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