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Testimony by South Coast Aboriginal people has spelled out the cost to their communities from the refusal of successive governments to legislate cultural fishing rights.
By Alf ‘Uncle Boydie’ Turner (pictured right) and Jimi Peters (pictured left) While the name Nelson Mandela is known worldwide, few non-Indigenous Australians could say very much about his equivalent trailblazers in their own country. One of those trailblazers was William Cooper (1860-1941), a proud Yorta Yorta man, political activist and community leader, who a century […]
The first week of July marks the start of NAIDOC Week, where we celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC Week isn’t just for Indigenous communities, it’s also an opportunity for all Australians to come together to celebrate one of the oldest, continuous living cultures on earth. After […]
Extreme weather events and increasing humanitarian need Continued inaction has created a climate crisis with more extreme weather events happening more frequently. These events disproportionately affect communities already facing crises related to conflict, food insecurity, and the economic shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even worse inadequate loss and damage finance from rich countries, who are […]
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and community leaders head to Canberra for Straight Talk
Oxfam reaction to first shipment of grain leaving Ukraine
Unprecedented spike in food prices puts Yemenis at risk of extreme hunger
Two-weeks increase in food billionaires’ wealth enough to fully fund East Africa hunger crisis response
Worst monsoon rains in over a century submerge most of northeast Bangladesh and devastate the lives of over 4 million people
WTO deal on vaccine patents a ‘technocratic fudge’: Oxfam
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