Crowdfunding campaign to free Indigenous women shocked by WA government response

[Calla Wahlquist, The Guardian]

The organisation behind a funding campaign that has raised almost $300,000 to pay off the unpaid court fines of Aboriginal women in Western Australia has criticised the McGowan government for not working with them to clear the debt.

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Why everyone is talking about Warren Mundine all of a sudden

[Jade Macmillan and Jackson Gothe-Snape, ABC]

Prominent Indigenous leader Warren Mundine is the new Liberal Party candidate for the southern New South Wales federal seat of Gilmore.

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Australian of the Year Awards finalists honoured for reconciliation contribution

[supplied by Reconciliation Australia]

Rapper Danzal ‘Baker Boy’ Baker, AFL legend Michael Long and veteran broadcaster Charlie King will be among the Australian of the Year Awards finalists honoured at a special event that celebrates the immense contributions First Australians make to bettering our nation. 

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Central Land Council warns of more emergency feral animal culls

[by Elke Wiesmann]

Horses and other feral animals are dying of thirst and hunger because many reliable water sources, such as Apwerte Uyerreme, have dried up in the current heatwave and areas overpopulated by feral animals suffer erosion and vegetation loss.

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