Victoria’s first female Aboriginal MP receives death threats over Australia Day comments

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Greens MP, Lidia Thorpe, Victoria’s first Aboriginal woman to become an MP has received threats of death and gang rape for calling for flags to be flown at half mast on 26 January. Ms Thorpe says the threats have made her more determined to speak out about Australia Day and the true history of this country. Read more on ABC News online, 20 January 2018, at: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-20/aboriginal-mp-lidia-thrope-receives-death-threats/9345534