Indigenous employment experiences front and centre at First Nations Workplace Symposium

August 31, 2022

In the lead up to the Jobs and Skill Summit this week, the First Nations Workplace Symposium brought together union members, community organisations, academics, peak bodies, practitioners, and consultants to discuss workplace reforms for First Nations peoples across all industries.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers are queer and here

August 26, 2022

Despite the existence of queer Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on this land for millennia, it has only been recently that we have seen the first nationwide in-depth research about queer Indigenous experiences.

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How a strike for wage equality led to a turning point in Indigenous land rights

August 25, 2022

What began as a protest against poor wages and conditions became the spark for something much larger.

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How we can prevent Indigenous women from retiring into poverty

August 5, 2022

We have hundreds of thousands of stories that show the cruel consequences of the gender and Indigenous superannuation gaps. But there is no reason why we can’t change these entrenched inequalities in our retirement system. 

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Vaccine misinformation used to ‘injure Aboriginal people intentionally’ in region with lowest rates

September 7, 2021

Just seven per cent of Indigenous people in a vast Western Australian region are fully…

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Australian South Sea Islander Recognition Day

August 25, 2021

Today is Australian South Sea Islander Recognition Day. On this day in 1994 the Australian…

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Federal government’s 1,000 Jobs Package delivers fewer than 350 jobs

April 1, 2021

A generous federal government payment worth tens of thousands of dollars has only created a third of…

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Indigenous communities slapped with more fines under Government work-for-the-dole scheme

October 4, 2018 Data shows Exclusive by political reporter Dan Conifer, Andrew Kesper and FOI editor Michael…

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The rights of Indigenous workers are under attack.

September 26, 2018

The Liberal Government are backing laws that force Indigenous people into work, not for wages,…

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Indigenous workers begin unionising to fight ‘racist’ Community Development Program

July 2, 2018

A group of Alice Springs Community Development Program workers have released a powerfully worded statement…

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