KWM Contemporary First Nations Art Award finalists announced

[by Isabella Feros]

This year the award criteria was expanded to incorporate additional media including sculptures, digital media, weaving and jewellery, resulting in a diverse range of submissions that showcase the outstanding artistic talent in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities throughout Australia.

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Australian first - CQUniversity to launch First Nations RHD Academy

[by Tiahna Fiddling]

CQUniversity Deputy Vice-President of Indigenous Engagement, Professor Adrian Miller said it was a great privilege to open a research Academy that will provide greater opportunity for Indigenous Australians.

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Concerns over WA Aboriginal heritage bill

[Michael Ramsey, Esperance Express]

An uncomfortable power divide between traditional owners and land users has been highlighted by a long-anticipated overhaul of Western Australia's antiquated Aboriginal heritage laws, which critics fear has missed the mark.

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Wild buffalo destroying Arnhem Land floodplains hunting ground

[Jon Daly, ABC]

Bawinanga, Djelk ranger and traditional owner Greg Wilson said the herds were trampling waterways, and destroying habitats for animals like crocodiles and long-neck turtles.

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