I remember freezing cold mornings in July when I’d climb off the bus at McGrane Oval for the sports carnival dressed head to toe in a violent blue. Our school teams were named after rivers; Bogan, Darling, Castlereagh and Macquarie. No matter what anyone tried, Macquarie would always take gold. Growing up in central west […]

The post Mementos of Lachlan Macquarie romanticise violent colonial narratives appeared first on National Indigenous Times.

Read more


Australia’s Black Lives Matter Movement has prompted the New South Wales Parliament to launch a cross-party parliamentary inquiry into the processes involved in state investigations of deaths in custody. The motion, moved by the Greens party, acknowledged the “unacceptably high level of First Nations people in custody in New South Wales” and was amended by […]

The post NSW Parliament opens inquiry into deaths in custody investigation processes appeared first on National Indigenous Times.

Read more


Almost a decade after its establishment, Indigenous construction and services company, PSG Holdings, is a leader in their field driving forward Indigenous employment and representation. PSG Holdings works predominantly in construction, however, it also has a cleaning division and a newly established maintenance division. Raised in the eastern suburbs of Sydney and a proud member […]

The post PSG Holdings owner attributes success to employees appeared first on National Indigenous Times.

Read more


The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is leading an innovative program focused on the role of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fathers in improving Indigenous adolescent mental health. The program promotes parenting skills to impart knowledge and empower men in Aboriginal communities. It is funded by a $1.7 million grant from the Indigenous Health […]

The post Mental health program focuses on role of First Nations fathers appeared first on National Indigenous Times.

Read more


Inspired by her family and a deep love for cooking, Georgia Smith is the brains behind Koori Kitchen, an online platform sharing easy-to-cook healthy recipes that don’t break the budget. Based in Brisbane, Smith, 26, has been on her own personal health journey since 2017, igniting a love for fitness and good, healthy food. After […]

The post Koori Kitchen cooking up big dreams with easy recipes appeared first on National Indigenous Times.

Read more