Julian Assange has been given an Aboriginal passport

[Jennifer Scherer, SBS]

It’s a little known exchange but in 2012, WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange was granted an Aboriginal Nations passport after he sought political asylum in London’s Ecuadorean Embassy.

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Federal blow to Aboriginal names plan in WA

[Saskia Adysti, The West Australian]

The project aimed to recognise the shared history of the region by introducing dual name signs at popular landmark sites such as Middleton Beach, Mt Elphinstone, Oyster Harbour and Green Island. 

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Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/Act) appoints Karly Warner as its new CEO

[by Richard Lenarduzzi]

Ms Warner comes to the role after having served as the Executive Officer for the Aboriginal legal services peak body, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS). 

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UMI Arts’ Business Manager receivers Order of Australia

[by Pip Miller]

A Kokoberin woman from Kowanyama Western Cape York Peninsular, Ms Michl has actively supported the Kowanyama collection which is a repository of the history, language and culture of all clan groups in the region.

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