Environmental and Aboriginal heritage concerns halt $40m Midland bridge works

Environmental and Aboriginal heritage concerns halt $40m Midland bridge works

Construction of a bridge creating a southern gateway to Midland has been put on hold while an alternative design that avoids wetlands and heritage sites is contemplated.

  • byPeter de Kruijff

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Child protection bill aims to keep Indigenous families together

Child protection bill aims to keep Indigenous families together

Fewer Aboriginal children will be separated from their families and Indigenous organisations will be empowered to manage child protection cases under landmark legislation being debated in state parliament.

  • bySumeyya Ilanbey
Explanation sought for $25m price tag to fly Aboriginal flag on Harbour Bridge

Explanation sought for $25m price tag to fly Aboriginal flag on Harbour Bridge

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet has asked for a departmental review of the $25 million cost to add the Aboriginal flag to the Sydney Harbour Bridge just days after committing to the move.

  • byTom Rabe
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Aboriginal flag to fly permanently atop Harbour Bridge by end of year
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Aboriginal flag to fly permanently atop Harbour Bridge by end of year

The Aboriginal flag will fly permanently on top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge by the end of the year,with the government allocating $25 million to the project.

  • byTom Rabe
Christian crusader and same-sex marriage campaigner form unlikely alliance

Christian crusader and same-sex marriage campaigner form unlikely alliance

Fred Nile,who is heading towards the end of his 40-year parliamentary career,has forged an alliance with Alex Greenwich through shared passions.

  • byAlexandra Smith
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The June 12 Edition

Jessica Mauboy talks about why her culture and family come first,why her proud connection to identity has been so important,and her exciting wedding plans.

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Woodside’s $17 billion Scarborough gas project faces heritage hurdle

Woodside’s $17 billion Scarborough gas project faces heritage hurdle

Woodside is committed to its $17 billion Scarborough gas project but faces opposition from Traditional Custodians and a new look at carbon emissions before it gains approval to start construction offshore.

  • byPeter Milne
Hamer’s odyssey:Voyage of an eel lights up Melbourne landmark

Hamer’s odyssey:Voyage of an eel lights up Melbourne landmark

A digital projection of a huge eel will weave its way along the facade of Hamer Hall,after the first unveiling was marred by a pandemic lockdown.

  • byJack Latimore
How students will be taught Victorian history through Aboriginal eyes

How students will be taught Victorian history through Aboriginal eyes

Victorian high school students will be taught about the Indigenous “heroes” who fought,against long odds,to keep their language and culture alive.

  • byAdam Carey
Art and music of Australia’s Indigenous grand masters turned into immersive experience

Art and music of Australia’s Indigenous grand masters turned into immersive experience

Premiering on Wednesday at the National Museum of Australia,Connection:Songlines from Australia’s First Peoples,brings to life Indigenous stories,culture and art.

  • byJulie Power