Police shoot Aboriginal woman in her home in Geraldton

[Natasha Harradine and Laura Meachim, ABC]

A woman has died in hospital after being shot by police on a suburban street in Geraldton, about 400 kilometres north of Perth, leading friends and relatives to question why police didn't employ non-lethal force to deal with her.

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Indigenous Senator slams mainstream media

[Katina Curtis, Nambucca Guardian]

Despite a proliferation of Indigenous media organisations since the 1960s and their role in changing mainstream attitudes, Senator Pat Dodson says he still wonders whether much has changed.

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Town camp women’s DV work

by Mandy Taylor

The Tangentyere Women’s Family Safety Group formed five years ago with the focus of making their communities safer and to advocate and support grass roots initiatives to give Aboriginal women in Alice Springs Town Camps a voice.

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Writing project inspires hope among prisoners

by Patrick Nelson

A Charles Darwin University arts program that teaches inmates how to express themselves through creative writing is helping improve the self-image and hope of participants.

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