Western Australia officially recognises Aborigines in constitution

 A bill to officially recognise Aborigines as the first people and custodians of the state of Western Australia (WA) was passed in the state parliament on Thursday.

Dalai Lama meets aborigines in Australia
Dalai Lama meets aborigines in Australia

 The Dalai Lama, who is on a 10-day visit to Australia, said more needs to be done to protect local Aboriginal culture after meeting with traditional owners - as local residents of that area are known - at Uluru on Saturday.

Australian PM to `sweat blood` for Aboriginal recognition

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has declared himself ready to "sweat blood" to ensure that Aborigines are recognised in the nation`s Constitution, hopefully by 2017.

Australian PM governs from tent as he keeps vow to Aborigines

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott shifted his office to a tent in an isolated Aboriginal community Monday, keeping a promise made when he came to power despite having just committed troops to the fight against Islamic State.

Australian lawmakers flag changes to racial laws

Aborigines argue the laws protect them from being persecuted by the media.

Australia targets Aborigines in anti-smoking drive

Australia hopes to halve 50 percent of indigenous people who smoke by 2018.

Aboriginal tribes created a sundial 10,000 yrs ago

A new find from Oz has suggested that ancient Aboriginal tribes were the world’s first astronomers.

Australia`s Aborigines to launch political party

An Aboriginal activist hopes to give disadvantaged "first people" a voice.

Australia to hold constitutional referendum on Aborigines

PM Gillard said Oz first peoples had "a unique and special place" in nation.

Australian Aborigines `world`s first astronomers`

An Oz study has uncovered signs that the country`s ancient Aborigines may have been the world`s first stargazers.

Australian aborigines reject nuclear waste plant

Aborigines from northern Australia rejected government’s plans to build a plant for nuclear waste storage in their territories.

Cherie Blair to act for Aborigines in nuclear case

The barrister wife of former prime minister Tony Blair will represent a group of Australian Aborigines suing the British government over nuclear testing on their land, a report said on Saturday.

UN envoy slams Australia on Aborigines, racism `entrenched`

A United Nations envoy slammed Australia`s military-led crackdown on remote Aboriginal communities and said racism was "entrenched" in the country in a damning assessment on Thursday.