Indigenous Australians

Earliest inhabitants of the Australian continent and Torres Strait Islands

Indigenous Australians are people with familial heritage to groups that lived in Australia before British colonisation. They include the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia. The term Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, or the person's specific cultural group, is often preferred, though the terms First Nations of Australia, First Peoples of Australia and First Australians are also increasingly common.

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A new report by national charity Mission Australia reveals the hurdles faced by young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia.
Credit: SBS - Published 7 hours ago

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children have some of the highest rates of ear infection in the world, and it can often lead to hearing loss. But a new..
Credit: SBS - Published 4 days ago

Politicians from across the divide have warned an Australian Electoral Commission ruling on federal seat changes in the lower house could undermine the..
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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