Aboriginal inequality and 'Closing the Gap'
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Aboriginal inequality and 'Closing the Gap'

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Behind The News explains how and why the Closing the Gap campaign is attempting to improve the health of Indigenous Australians, and reduce other forms of inequality.

Behind The News explains how and why the Closing the Gap campaign is attempting to improve the health of Indigenous Australians, and reduce other forms of inequality.

Aboriginal inequality and 'Closing the Gap'
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Aboriginal inequality and 'Closing the Gap'

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Behind The News explains how and why the Closing the Gap campaign is attempting to improve the health of Indigenous Australians, and reduce other forms of inequality.

Behind The News explains how and why the Closing the Gap campaign is attempting to improve the health of Indigenous Australians, and reduce other forms of inequality.

Kids who call the Torres Strait Islands home
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Kids who call the Torres Strait Islands home

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Head to the far north of Australia to find out more about the kids who call the Torres Strait home.

Head to the far north of Australia to find out more about the kids who call the Torres Strait home.

Indigenous sports stars
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Indigenous sports stars

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Meet some young Indigenous sportspeople and learn how they hope to one day follow in the footsteps of their heroes.

Meet some young Indigenous sportspeople and learn how they hope to one day follow in the footsteps of their heroes.

Paying respects to past Aboriginals
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Paying respects to past Aboriginals

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A story of the kids who are paying their respects to the Aboriginal people whose remains have finally come home to rest.

A story of the kids who are paying their respects to the Aboriginal people whose remains have finally come home to rest.

Giving Indigenous Australians a proper burial
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Giving Indigenous Australians a proper burial

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There was a time in history when Indigenous Australians were not given the rights and respect they deserve and, during this time, a lot of their remains ended up getting sent ...

There was a time in history when Indigenous Australians were not given the rights and respect they deserve and, during this time, a lot of their remains ended up getting sent to places like museums and universities. A new project is under way to return these remains to their descendants so they can be buried properly.

Blindfolded hugging for reconciliation
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Blindfolded hugging for reconciliation

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Behind The News shares the Indigenous student Jasirah Bin Hitam's reconciliation trust exercise, where she stood blindfolded on a beach inviting strangers to hug her to ...

Behind The News shares the Indigenous student Jasirah Bin Hitam's reconciliation trust exercise, where she stood blindfolded on a beach inviting strangers to hug her to counter reported distrust of Aboriginals.

Life in Arnhem Land
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Life in Arnhem Land

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What's life like in Arnhem Land In a lot of ways, it's the same as life anywhere else and as we meet some students from the area, we see that they like to have fun and hang ...

What's life like in Arnhem Land In a lot of ways, it's the same as life anywhere else and as we meet some students from the area, we see that they like to have fun and hang out with friends just like us. But every culture is different and the people of Arnhem Land place a great emphasis on traditions and the stories of their ancestors. Get to know them and discover the things that we share in common and some things that make them unique.

Indigenous parliament
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Indigenous parliament

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Meet Audrey who is representing her community in an Indigenous parliament in Canberra. Here she shares her experience as they discuss and debate the issues relating to her ...

Meet Audrey who is representing her community in an Indigenous parliament in Canberra. Here she shares her experience as they discuss and debate the issues relating to her people and community

Leaving home for the AFL
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Leaving home for the AFL

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Can you imagine leaving your home for a long period of time even to do something that's really cool A lot of Indigenous Australians who join the AFL end up going back home ...

Can you imagine leaving your home for a long period of time even to do something that's really cool A lot of Indigenous Australians who join the AFL end up going back home after a short time because having to leave everything behind and get used to a new culture and way of living can be difficult. Hear their stories and find out what's being done to make the transition a little smoother.

Fighting racism with taekwondo
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Fighting racism with taekwondo

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Tanay is a taekwondo champion in her division and the first female Indigenous Australian to have this sort of success. She wants to pave the way for other Indigenous ...

Tanay is a taekwondo champion in her division and the first female Indigenous Australian to have this sort of success. She wants to pave the way for other Indigenous Australians so they know they can do whatever they set their mind to. She uses the lessons and principles of taekwondo to remind her to stand up for what's right and speak out against racism.

Living in Arnhem Land
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Living in Arnhem Land

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Meet some students from Yirrkala Community School who show us what it is like living and going to school in Arnhem Land.

Meet some students from Yirrkala Community School who show us what it is like living and going to school in Arnhem Land.

Putting an end to racism with taekwondo
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Putting an end to racism with taekwondo

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Tanay is an Australian champion in Taekwondo. She hopes she can be a role model to other Indigenous children, give them confidence to tackle racism and to show them that with ...

Tanay is an Australian champion in Taekwondo. She hopes she can be a role model to other Indigenous children, give them confidence to tackle racism and to show them that with determination you can achieve your highest goals.

The 1965 Freedom Ride
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The 1965 Freedom Ride

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As some of the people who took part of the Freedom Ride recreate the 1965 journey through NSW, Behind The News explains the significance of the Charles Perkinsled campaign.

As some of the people who took part of the Freedom Ride recreate the 1965 journey through NSW, Behind The News explains the significance of the Charles Perkinsled campaign.

Bronwyn Bancroft reads Remembering Lionsville
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Bronwyn Bancroft reads Remembering Lionsville

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Bronwyn Bancroft reads her book Remembering Lionsville which tells the history of her family and describes how they lived.

Bronwyn Bancroft reads her book Remembering Lionsville which tells the history of her family and describes how they lived.

Mabo Day explained
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Mabo Day explained

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Behind The News explains the significance for the Mabo decision to Indigenous land rights in Australia.

Behind The News explains the significance for the Mabo decision to Indigenous land rights in Australia.

Indigenous Languages
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Indigenous Languages

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Discover traditional languages of Australia that existed before the British Settlement.

Discover traditional languages of Australia that existed before the British Settlement.

Reviving Nyungar language through song
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Reviving Nyungar language through song

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Behind The News meets students making music videos for the Nyungar songs they're learning at school to keep the language alive.

Behind The News meets students making music videos for the Nyungar songs they're learning at school to keep the language alive.