Aboriginal Australians

Aboriginal Australians Facts

Aboriginal Australians Facts


An ABC Four Corners report into the treatment of youth detainees in the Northern Territory showed images of juvenile detainees being gassed, choked and stripped naked in the Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre. More than half of children in detention in Australia are Indigenous Indigenous Australians account for less than 3 per cent of Australia s national population, but they…


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Australian Aboriginal communities

Australian Aboriginal communities


Indigenous AffairsHealth and WellbeingLow Aromatic Unleaded Fuel Publication author(s): Peter d’Abbs, Gillian Shaw, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin Publication abstract: This report presents the findings from a study of petrol sniffing prevalence in a sample of 53 Australian Aboriginal communities. The study was commissioned by the Commonwealth Department of the Prime…


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Australian Aboriginal rituals

Australian Aboriginal rituals


The exhibitionRituals of Lifeis accessible to visitors to the Vatican Museums, starting from Saturday . Rituals of Life is a journey through the spirituality and culture of the Aboriginal people of Australia through the collection brought together in the Ethnological Museum of the Vatican Museums. Rituals of Life was collated by Fr. Nicola Mapelli, Curator of the Ethnological…


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Australian Aboriginal Tribes

Australian Aboriginal Tribes


Warning. Australian Stories may contain the names and images of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people now deceased. Australian Stories also contain links to sites that may use images of Aboriginal and Islander people now deceased. The key to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander technologies is both their intimate understanding of the natural environment as well as their…


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Customs in Australia

Customs in Australia


While customs, immigration, and agriculture rules are the same across Australia procedures differ from airport to airport. You may clear on your aircraft, at a fixed base operator (FBO) or within the main terminal depending upon destination. Vehicles may or may not be permitted to pick up planeside. Always check customs requirements for your particular destination with your…


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Australian Aboriginal groups

Australian Aboriginal groups


ANTaR has been working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and leaders on rights and reconciliation issues since 1997. ANTaR is an independent, national network of organisations and individuals working in support of justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia. ANTaR is an independent non-government organisation and is non-party-political…


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What is the religion of Australia?

What is the religion of Australia?


The 2016 Census question, with ‘No religion’ response option at the top. Source: ABS A PUSH for Australians to mark “no religion” in the 2016 Census could see Christianity overtaken as the most popular “religion” and change the way government policy is made and projects funded in Australia. It’s a subtle change, but overseas experience is that moving the “no religion” option…


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Australians Aborigines

Australians Aborigines


The forest provides for Bronwyn Munyarryun, who strips off the soft sheathing of a paperbark tree to fashion a bed to be used in a healing ceremony. She lives on the monsoon-swept fringe of Arnhem Land. The Anangu of central Australia call the iconic sandstone monolith Uluru. They believe it was created by their ancestral beings. Europeans dubbed it Ayers Rock in 1873, but…


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Australian Aboriginal lifestyle

Australian Aboriginal lifestyle


Yarrabah, Queensland, Australia. Yarrabah is an independent Aboriginal community situated approximately 53 kilometres (33 mi) by road from Cairns CBD on Cape Grafton. It is much closer by direct-line distance but is separated from Cairns by the Murray Prior Range and an inlet of the Coral Sea. At the 2006 census, Yarrabah had a population of 2,371. The Yarrabah area was originally…


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Greeting in Australia

Greeting in Australia


An Australia man nearly caused a quarantine of an entire police station in Brisbane when he brought in a greeting card he believed was laced with anthrax. However, the white powdery substance that was mailed to the man inside of the card turned out to actually be cocaine. A Queensland Police Service spokesman told ABC News that officers were ordered to evacuate the Boondall…


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