Aboriginal man claims police bashed him on invasion day

[Alison Bevege, Daily Mail]

Police are investigating a claim that officers said 'Happy Invasion Day you black c***' to an Aboriginal man in custody on Australia Day 2018. 

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Nicky Winmar statue depicting sporting moment will call Optus Stadium home

[Joe Spagnolo, PerthNow]

Indigenous footballer Nicky Winmar made AFL history when he stood up against racial abuse during a match in Victoria 26 years ago. 

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Coalition Government extends $78 million Remote School Attendance Strategy

[supplied by Nigel Scullion’s office]

Schools across Australia have returned for another year with around 14,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students supported to attend school through the Coalition Government’s successful Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS).

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Two women to lead the Indigenous All-Stars male/female NRL Touch Football line-up at AAMI Park

[by Alice Ellis]

Two highly respected Indigenous Australian women, Bo de la Cruz and Mel Mitchell, will lead the Indigenous Australian Mixed Touch team when they go up against their Maori counterparts in the elite Touch Football curtain-raiser to the 2019 NRL All-Stars at AAMI Park on Friday 15th February.

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