Reg Saunders was the first Aboriginal officer in the army - his legacy still matters today

[Stafan Armbruster, SBS]

While Australia celebrated, Gunditjmara man and lieutenant Reginald Saunders, or Reg, continued to lead his men on mopping up pockets of stubborn resistance by the defeated enemy.

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Calls for greater use of Indigenous names in Pilbara

[Karen Michelmore, ABC]

The Karratha to Tom Price Highway has been officially named Manuwarra Red Dog Highway, which means "heaps" or "masses", and is also the Yindjibarndi name for the Red Dog Gorge inside Millstream National Park.

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Indigenous scientist looks through the weeds to a bigger picture

[supplied by UQ]

A tiny weed with huge potential has prompted University of Queensland PhD candidate and 2020 Charlie Perkins Scholarship winner Audrey McInnerney to head to the UK’s University of Cambridge.

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Stunning new mural speaks to Indigenous students from all Nations

[supplied by Flinders Uni]

The expansive artwork reaches from floor to ceiling and was created by local Adelaide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artist Elizabeth Close, who is increasingly well known in Australia and overseas for her spectacular public art.

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