Indigenous Matters

Tradition and current events provide startling and creative mixes in the work of four Aboriginal artists: Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Poet and Playright), Archie Weller (Author), Trevor Nickolls and Manduk

Rima Tamou returned to the Northern Territory to hear fresh voices on The Intervention.

A story that tells the latest chapter in the life of a remarkable community that has battled with missionaries, governments and the horrors of alcohol abuse.

Compass goes to Ernabella, a remote aboriginal community south-west of Alice Springs, as it prepares for Easter in its newly renovated church.

An urban perspective on non-Indigenous involvement in the reconciliation movement in Australia.

From Bathurst Island, 80km north of Darwin, a Eucharist service in the Roman Catholic tradition integrating Aboriginal traditional elements and conventional Catholic liturgical forms.

Australians have traditionally voted 'No' in referendums to change the constitution.

Boxing is one sport that has produced some outstanding indigenous talent such as Lionel Rose, Tony Mundine and George Bracken.

The report of the enquiry into the protection of children from sexual abuse was released on 15 June, sparking a political firestorm.

"....Many of the stories that have emerged from this part of the world about the church and its missions over the past years have been shocking tales of abuse, exploitation and brutality.