NBA star Patty Mills on racism, black lives matter and Canberra

[Jonathon Gul, ABC]

Last month, as the Black Lives Matter movement gained momentum, Mills, an NBA star and a proud Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander man, gave an emotional account of growing up black in Australia.

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Indigenous cancer patients to be wrapped up in culture

[Courtney Howe, ABC]

Yorta Yorta woman Leah Lindrea-Morrison knows all too well the experience of undergoing cancer treatment, both as a patient and as someone watching a loved one go through it.

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NDIA plans ‘doubling down’ on exclusion for marginalised communities

[by Emma Edwards]

Highlighting the NDIA’s plans to outsource access and plan review assessments to a panel of health workers, Australia’s brain injury peak body said that the proposal is taking an “already flawed access process and making it infinitely worse”.

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Independent investigation needed into the latest Indigenous death in custody

[supplied by Amnesty Australia]

The latest death in custody of an Aboriginal woman in a Brisbane watch house this week is a shameful legacy of the government’s inaction on recommendations made in the 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, Amnesty International said.

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