Labor to oppose cashless welfare card expansion unless it is voluntary

[Sarah Martin and Luke Henriques-Gomes, The Guardian]

Labor’s hardening opposition to the card, which it initially supported in trial communities, comes as the Northern Territory’s peak body for Aboriginal organisations likened the “unwarranted haste” of the cashless debit card push in the territory to the “disastrous and ill advised imposition” of the 2007 intervention.

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Indigenous leader Tauto Sansbury remembered as a true warrior

[Luke Radford, Angela Smallacombe and Michael Coggan, ABC]

NAIDOC Lifetime Achievement Award winner and Indigenous rights advocate Tauto Sansbury has died at his home in the Adelaide Hills, aged 70.

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SA Government’s “barbaric” use of spithoods on children exposed by Ombudsman must end

by Roxanne Moore

Photos and findings of mistreatment, abuse and breach of human rights, reminiscent of Don Dale, have been exposed by the findings of the South Australian Ombudsman released in a report.

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World premiere of new First Nations cabaret by Rhoda Roberts

by Georgia McKay 

Sydney Opera House announced the world premiere of Natives Go Wild, a provocative new First Nations cabaret that flips the lid on historical fiction and celebrates the global voice of First Nations people. 

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