Aboriginal burning to play bigger role in bushfire battle

[Claire Moodie, ABC]

A push to include Aboriginal traditional burning techniques in modern-day firefighting is gaining ground, with Western Australia setting up a program dedicated to the practice.

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Plum picking: ancient fruit ripe for modern plates

[UQ News]

Associate Professor Yasmina Sultanbawa, who said the green plum not only tasted delicious but contained one of the highest known folate levels of any fruit on the commercial market.

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New Charles Sturt appointment to boost Indigenous engagement

[by Bruce Andrews]

As a proud First Nations woman with Wiradjuri, Murri, Maori and Anglo-Celtic lineages, Professor Sherwood brings extensive professional experience in health, education, and research to the Indigenous engagement role.

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I Can't Breathe

[by Stephen Hagan]

Dunghutti man David Dungay Jr. made the desperate final plea “I can’t breathe” when set upon by prison officers who stormed his cell after he refused to stop eating a packet of biscuits.

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