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Meet Baby Sammy, The Strong First Nations Baby Influencer We All Need Right Now

"It’s nice that she’s a little light in the darkness at this time." → Read More

Coronavirus Australia: Queensland Opens Borders To All States Except Victoria

Those travelling to QLD from Victoria must self-isolate in a hotel for 14 days at their own expense. → Read More

Nick Kyrgios Hits Out At Alexander Zverev Over Partying Video

Zverev was seen dancing at a crowded club on Sunday despite pledging last week he would be self-isolating. → Read More

Qantas Cuts 6,000 Jobs, Says International Travel Will Not Resume Until July 2021

James D. Morgan via Getty Images Qantas 737-800 aircraft parked on the east-west runway at Sydney Airport. * 15,000 employees to remain stood down temporarily * 100 aircraft on ground for up to 12 months, some longer * A380s to be grounded for three years Qantas said on Thursday it is axing at least 20% of its workforce as part of drastic measures in response to the coronavirus crisis. About… → Read More

Victoria Records Coronavirus Death, 20 New Cases In 24 Hours

“That’s why we need to get on top of numbers in general,” Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, Professor Brett Sutton said. → Read More

Black Barista Fired By Sydney Cafe After Being Told ‘The Locals Are A Bit Racist’

The cafe said it was “terribly remorseful” after the incident and has promised to overhaul the training of its staff. → Read More

Ernie Dingo Says He Was Racially Abused At A Perth Train Station

Content warning: this article contains discussion around racial slurs. Australian actor Ernie Dingo said he was racially abused at a Perth train station on Wednesday. Dingo told Ngaarda Media he was boarding a train when a white man in his thirties walked passed him and allegedly made a racial slur. “As he gets aside me getting off he says ‘Fucking Abo’ and walks off,” the actor told the… → Read More

Peter Gleeson Stuns Twitter By Using ‘Racist’ Language In Black Lives Matter Opinion Piece

A petition to fire the Sky News host has been launched online. → Read More

Scott Morrison Says There Was ‘No Slavery In Australia', Instantly Gets Dragged On Twitter

“Blackfullas worked for free, for the love of it. Bit of sun, bit of air, bit of a chain around your neck, bit of a stolen wage.” → Read More

Here's What Your Trans-Tasman Travel Bubble Trip To New Zealand Will Actually Look Like

When is it happening, what will flights be like, will things be open? → Read More

Coronavirus In Australia: NSW To Allow Gatherings Of 20 People

Food courts will also be open from Saturday. → Read More

MasterChef Australia’s Sarah Tiong Calls Out Triple M Host’s ‘Racist’ Greeting: ‘Check Yourself And Do Better’

Host Melissa Leong condemned the incident, “it just illustrates how deep rooted racial toxicity is in this country." → Read More

Julie Bishop On Unrest In The US: ‘People Cannot Accept Injustice’

The former foreign minister weighs in on Black Lives Matter while reflecting on family history of fighting the slave trade. → Read More

Meyne Wyatt's Powerful Q+A Monologue Calls Out Racism in Australia

Wyatt’s full speech: > “I’m always going to be a Black friend, aren’t I? That’s all anyone ever sees. I’m never just an actor, I’m an Indigenous actor. Hey, I love reppin’, but I don’t hear old Joe Bloggs over here being called ’white Anglo-Saxon actor blah di blah. I’m always in the Black show, the Black play. I’m always the angry one, the tracker, the thief. Sometimes I just want to be seen… → Read More

NSW Files Suit To Stop Black Lives Matter Protest

"I'm asking, appealing and pleading with those thousands of people who've indicated they're turning up to a protest - please, do not do it." → Read More

Scott Morrison On Australian Black Lives Matter Protests Amid Coronavirus: ‘I Say Don’t Go’

“The health advice is very clear, that it’s not a good idea to go.” → Read More

Want To Support Black-Owned Brands? Here Are 11 Things To Buy Right Now.

“Purchasing and wearing merchandise from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses is one way allies can support." → Read More

Sydney Councillor Shuts Down Request For Acknowledgment To Country With ‘Horrible’ Email

“I can’t change what happened over 250 years let’s all move forward.” → Read More

Where Are The Black Life Matters Rallies In Australia And How Do I Protest Safely?

As civil unrest fills the streets of the US, another revolution is taking place in Australia → Read More

NSW Police Boss Says Officer Who Slammed Indigenous Teen To The Ground ‘Had A Bad Day’

Commissioner Mick Fuller also said “we could have handled that situation better.” → Read More