Believed to be the highest serving Indigenous police officer at the time of his retirement in 2001, Col Dillon has faced racism and adversity head on and has never shied away from exposing those wh
Statistics show that one in four women suffer from depression at some point in their life, and with men it's one in six. Experts in Indigenous health say it's double that in our communities.
Connie McDonald is a woman whose been liberated by love. Born In the Kimberley with a debilitating bone disease, Connie's first baby steps, broke both her legs.
This episode of Message Stick takes us to far north Queensland to the small town of Babinda.
When given the right mentor and social venture the world of opportunity can open up.
We witness a heroic effort by a young Indigenous man back in World War II.
Terri Janke is a Sydney-based Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property lawyer, whose firm is the only one in the country dealing with the issue of ICIP rights for Indigenous people.
So much of Australia's coastline is under immense pressure for development, as coastal land skyrockets in value.
Brian Dowd was unemployed, addicted to alcohol, gambling and about to end it all when a phone call saved his life. This defining moment inspired him to take back control of his life.
In 1936 The John Of God Sisters took over ccontrol of the Bungarum Leprosarium for Aboriginals near Derby in WA.
Frances Bodkin, known to many as "Aunty Fran" is a 76 year old D’harawal woman from the south of Sydney.
At just twenty four years of age Rebecca Richards has already carved her name into history becoming the first Australian Aboriginal person to be awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford
Alison Page lives in the tourist town of Coffs Harbour but this Yuin Waddi Waddi woman who spent her formative years in Laperouse Sydney.
Ernie was the first Indigenous Australian to be appointed a Cabinet Minister in any Parliament in Australia.
An intimate portrait of Aboriginal actor, writer and director Wayne Blair following his childhood dreams of sports stardom in Rockhampton to his unplanned rise and success in the Australian arts sc
Knight Rider features a story on a female cattle roper - an aboriginal woman who took up cattle roping in her forties and how she has re-ignited her passion for rodeos.
This program looks at the Koori Court system in Victoria.
In 1937, in the hills of the Musgrave Ranges, the Australian Presbyterian Board of Missions established Ernabella Mission - a small community in the remote far north of South Australia.
Message Stick's intrepid I.T guru, Majhid Heath visits the beautiful Thursday Island for the 12th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival and the Torres Strait Island Media Associations 25th Anni
In the first years of settlement in Australia there were more than 250 recorded Indigenous languages.