Aboriginal teen sues State of NSW over alleged police assault

[Leah White and Joanne Shoebridge, ABC]

An Aboriginal teenager is suing the state of New South Wales after allegedly being assaulted by police in the state's north in an altercation described as "abhorrent and racist" in court documents.

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Investigation underway into video of SA police assault

[Matt Young, news.com.au]

South Australia Police has launched an internal investigation after an officer was filmed appearing to repeatedly punch 28-year-old Noel Henry while others pin him to the ground and against a fence during an arrest on Monday night.

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Convict Valley: The Bloodshed Behind the Hunter Valley’s Famous Vineyards

[by Yvette Gilfillan]

The Aboriginal clans who had lived for tens of thousands of years in the fertile valley were uprooted, and forced to fight back against the relentless march of settlement.

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Tjiwarl file compensation test case

[supplied by Tjiwarl]

The claims seek compensation for acts done by the Western Australian government and mining companies which have impacted on Tjiwarl native title rights and interests but for which compensation has never been paid.

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