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  1. Protestors rally in Australian cities after indigenous children are shown being abused in detentionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    Demonstrators turned out in cities across Australia yesterday to protest against the alleged abuse of Aboriginal boys in juvenile detention in the Northern Territory. Video film and images similar to that of prisoners in Abu Ghraib showed children being stripped, tear-gassed, hooded and cuffed to chairs.

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  2. Don Dale scandal may impact on referendum to recognise indigenous AustraliansRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Age

    The Northern Territory juvenile detention scandal is beginning to impact on the referendum to recognise Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders in the Constitution. Many Territorians are starting to push back against the royal commission into the Giles government's detention record and policies saying guards at the Don Dale Centre were dealing with difficult teenagers who are part of an out-of-control wave of petty crime.

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  3. Thousands fight for changeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Mercury

    CALLS for the removal of the Northern Territory Government were met with raucous cheers at a rally against the mistreatment of young people at Darwin's now notorious Don Dale detention centre yesterday. A crowd of hundreds protested the abuse and the Territory Government's response at Raintree Park.

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  4. Australians rally against youth detention abusesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Australians have rallied against the mistreatment of young people in detention, including the hooding and physical restraint of teens, amid calls for an inquiry into the abuse to be expanded. Earlier this week, Australian television aired graphic footage showing six Aboriginal boys being stripped naked, tear-gassed, held in solitary confinement and shackled to a chair as a restraint measure.

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  5. SPA celebrates 60 years with national roadshowRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Inside Film

    Foxtel Australia has deployed a new smart media asset management system which is helping it to store and share the burgeoning weight of digital content easily and quickly. ATOM, and ACMI present the 2016 Screen Futures Summit, 1 - 3 July 2016 .

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  6. Thousands rally in Aus over juvenile abuse Thousands of Australians...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Thousands of Australians have rallied against the alleged abuse of Aboriginal children in Northern Territory juvenile detention and how the scandal is being handled. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull last week announced a royal commission after the ABC showed footage of boys being stripped naked, tear-gassed and held in solitary confinement at Darwin's Don Dale detention centre.

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  7. 'Shut down prisons and redirect money into rehabilitation that works'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Green Left Weekly

    Chace Hill is a young Koori man who lives in Perth. He recently completed an honours degree in criminology at Murdoch University looking at racism.

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  8. UN Human Rights Commission slams Australia youth prison abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    This frame grab from Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Four Corners program broadcast in Australia on July 25, 2016 and released on July 26, 2016 allegedly shows a teenage boy hooded and strapped into a chair at a youth detention center in the Northern Territory city of Darwin.

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  9. Labor wants two indigenous commissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mercury

    Labor is calling for two indigenous Australians to preside over a royal commission into youth detention in the Northern Territory, amid fears Aboriginal voices could be ignored. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten returned from one week's leave on Saturday to hold talks about the royal commission in Darwin before attending the Garma Festival in northeast Arnhem Land Mr Shorten urged Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to follow his lead and visit the region in person to listen to indigenous voices.

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  10. U.N. Human Rights Commission slams Australia youth prison abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Barbed wire fences surround the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre located near Darwin in the Northern Territory, Australia, July 27, 2016. AAP/Neda Vanovac/via Barbed wire fences surround the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre located near Darwin in the Northern Territory, Australia, July 27, 2016.

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  11. 'Shocked' United Nations slams Australia on child abuse, calls for compensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    Vision obtained by 4 Corners shows disturbing scenes of six boys being tear gassed in a Darwin youth detention centre and the aftermath. Courtesy 4 Corners.

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  12. ,New inquiry, same problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, predicting uproar from pictures he saw on a TV documentary on Monday night, the very next morning announced a royal commission into juvenile detention in the Northern Territory. But he's doing what the NT Government did in October, 2014 when confronted by a series of serious incidents in the Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre.

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  13. Messing with the world - why do we do it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Asopa People

    WHEN I first returned from Papua New Guinea in 1974 I got a job with the South Australian Museum working with Aboriginal people in the remote Pitjantjatjara lands. The Museum made the mistaken assumption that if I had worked in Papua New Guinea I was ideally suited to work with Aboriginal groups.

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  14. Haunting Don Dale images only 'tip of the iceberg'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Age

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  15. Pattison to captain National Indigenous SquadRead the original story

    Friday | PressReleasePoint

    After weeks of honing his skills at the SCG, Jonte Pattison's Blues preseason will get a substantial shake up. The young leggie is off to Brisbane this weekend, where he will captain the National Indigenous Squad in matches against Cricket Australia's National Performance Squad and the Queensland Bulls.

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  16. The Scourge of Youth Detention: The Northern Territory, Torture, and Australia's Detention DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Counterpunch

    "What we're changing is a culture in an organisation within the youth detention system and I think we've come a long way in that time." It was an image that would not have been out of place in the sickly procession of pictures that came out of Abu Ghraib and GuantA namo Bay during the ill-fated and misnamed war on terror.

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  17. Don Dale youth detention centre in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Photo: EPARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | South China Morning Post

    Northern Territory government seeking more than A$160,000 in damages for failed jailbreak where the boys stole a car, before using it to ram a roller-door and re-enter the prison Two of the six aboriginal children tear-gassed by police while in custody in Australia are being counter-sued by the Northern Territory government for damaging the prison in an escape attempt, according to court documents. Prison footage broadcast by the Australian Broadcasting Corp this week showed the boys stripped naked, hooded and strapped to a chair, thrown by the neck into a cell and held in solitary confinement.

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  18. Marines, diggers brave SA cold for defence operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABC News

    Lieutenant Colonel Steven Sutey jokes about having to grab a fork to comb his hair before appearing on camera for interview. He brought 600 of his Marines from their temporary base in Darwin to join 8,000 Australian soldiers in a major training operation, Exercise Hamel, at the Cultana training area at the top of Spencer Gulf in South Australia.

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  19. August sky guide: Five bright planets, Perseid meteor shower, and AquilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    In August, all five bright planets grace the evening sky for the last time until 2018, the Perseid meteor shower is visible in northern Australia, and Aquila the Eagle flies high in the north. Early this year, we were treated to the sight of all five bright planets in the early morning sky for the first time since 2005.

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  20. Two children abused in Australian prison being counter-sued by stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Reuters

    ... Barbed wire fences surround the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre located near Darwin in the Northern Territory, Australia, July 27, 2016. AAP/Neda Vanovac/via Reuters ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. ...

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