From the margins to the mainstream
Professor Marcia Langton from the University of Melbourne on Indigenous activism, the positive impact of land rights and the Australia Day debate.
Rivers as persons
Environmental law researchers Erin O’Donnell and Julia Talbot-Jones discuss recent moves to give legal personhood to rivers in India, New Zealand and elsewhere.
A rolled gold genius
The University of Melbourne's Professor Ian Anderson's determination and upbringing has earned him the Order of Australia for his service to Indigenous Affairs.
Marking Mabo: How has Native Title changed since the landmark ruling?
25 years on from the milestone Mabo ruling in Australia's High Court, University of Melbourne experts reflect on native title, and its legal standing.
Preserving precious Indigenous languages
Linguists are using new technology to return decades-old recordings of now near-extinct languages to the Indigenous communities where they were made.
Come behind the scenes of Short Black Opera
Deborah Cheetham, proud Yorta Yorta woman and one of Australia's leading sopranos, reflects on the journey her opera Pecan Summer took to the Sydney Opera House
Garma 2016: Testing ground for new ideas and alliances
The 18th Garma Festival, hosted by the Yolngu people of north-east Arnhem land, was again a celebration of Indigenous culture, politics and everyday life.
Womin Jeka: A choir with the desire to inspire
Sopranos Deborah Cheetham AO and Shauntai Batzke are leading a unique choral performance at the University of Melbourne of a song in the Woi Wurrung language.
Changing face of Indigenous education
59 years after Australia's first Indigenous student graduated, the University of Melbourne now enjoys the highest cohort of Indigenous students in the country.
1000 days to close the gap
Focussing on child and maternal health underpins Professor Kerry Arabena’s work to improve life expectancy and health quality for Indigenous Australians.