How asbestos devastated Wittenoom Indigenous commnunity

[Kirsti Melville, ABC]

Nobody living and working on Australia's only blue asbestos mine at Wittenoom knew the awful truth: that breathing in one microscopic fibre of blue asbestos could kill.

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Australia failing to close the gap on injuries to Indigenous children, study finds


Indigenous children are almost twice as likely as non-Indigenous children to suffer unintentional injury – and the situation hasn't improved for more than 15 years, a new study shows.

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Inquest into the deaths of thirteen children and young persons in the Kimberley region

[by Senator Pat Dodson]

Today, after nearly three years, State Coroner Ros Fogliani has delivered her findings in a significant inquiry into the deaths of 13 Aboriginal children and young persons in the Kimberley region between 2012 and 2016.

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Bangarra welcomes five new dancers in 2019

[supplied by Bangarra]

As Bangarra Dance Theatre celebrates 30 years of sharing and maintaining the culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander traditions in 2019, the company welcomes five new dancers to its world-class ensemble: Courtney Radford, Jye Uren, Kassidy Waters, Kallum Goolagongand Gusta Mara.

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