They have lived in Australia for over 60,000 years but today they make up only 2.4% of the population and 27% of Australia's prison population. They were not recognised as citizens until 1967.
Seeker daily: Who Are Australia's Aboriginal People?
Britannica: Australian aborigine
SBS podcast: Pintupi Nine Documentary
National Geographic photo gallery: First Australians
Australian Government: Indigenous cultural heritage
The Genocide of Indigenous Australia Debate
Article Two of the convention defines genocide as "any of the following acts committed with the intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group, as such":
Killing members of the group
Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group
Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part
Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group
Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group
NITV: Explainer: the Stolen Generations
The Guardian: John Howard[former Aus PM]: there was no genocide against Indigenous Australians
Treaty Republic (interactive map): History of Australian Aboriginal Massacres
The Independent: Australia accused of genocide against aborigines
The Australian: Stolen Generations listed as genocide
Australian Museum:Indigenous Australia Timeline 1500-1900
The Judicary system
SBS: 'A national crisis': Indigenous incarceration rates worse 25 years on
NITV: Is scrapping the Indigenous Advisory Council silencing our voice?
The Guardian: Indigenous Australians unfairly jailed due to racism in legal system – research
The Australian: Not so black and white
Representation in Media
NITV: Where are our Aboriginal actors? - Indigenous cast removed from international movie posters
The Australian: ‘Drinking to die’ in Aboriginal communities, says Sharman Stone
ABC: Indigenous Drinking Myths Dispelled
BBC Magazine: Forced rehab: A solution for Australia's grog addicts?
The Guardian: Alcohol abuse behind high rates of early death among Indigenous, study finds
Here to Help: Aboriginal Mental Health: The statistical reality
BBC iplayer: Reggie Yates: Hidden Australia. Black in the Outback.
All Together Now: Racism in Australia
New.com.au: OPINION: ‘Why, like New Zealand, aren’t we more proud of our indigenous people?’
Telegraph: Australian paper criticised for 'racist' Aboriginal cartoon
Mashable: Football player dragged for 'racist' depiction of Aboriginal Australians
Australia day or Invasion day?
NY times: White Australians Celebrate, Aboriginal People Mourn
The Sydney Morning Herlad: Thousands march in Sydney on Australia Day for Indigenous 'day of mourning
The Conversation: Australia Day, Invasion Day, Survival Day: a long history of celebration and contestation
Reconciliation and healing
National Sorry Day is held annually on 26 May since 1998. It is a day to remember and mark the mistreatment of the aboriginals.
Australian.gov.au: Sorry Day and the Stolen Generations
Kevin Rudd's Stolen Generation Speech 2012