Indigenous Australians receive organ transplants at a quarter of the rate of non-Indigenous

[Matt Connellan, SBS]

The federal government has announced it will provide $2.3 million towards increasing the number of Indigenous Australians receiving donor kidneys.

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Stephen Michael earns legend status

[Steve Butler, The West Australian]

And the man regarded by many as the greatest player never to play in the VFL/AFL used the occasion to warn the AFL that it risks missing out on waves of talent if it does not rethink the way it caters for Aboriginal players.

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Palyku people celebrate native title win

[by Jane Mitchell]

The judgement by Justice John Reeves reflects the agreement of the Palyku people, the State of Western Australia and other respondents in relation to the land and waters covered by their Application.

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Indigenous Literacy Foundation launch The Great Book Swap

[by Debbie McInnes]

Launching on Wednesday 20 March at the South Australian Museum, this year’s program celebrates the UNESCO International Year of Indigenous Languages.

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