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Myall Creek Massacre Memorial Gathering 2024

2024-06-11T11:55:49+10:00June 11th, 2024|

One hundred and eighty six years after the massacre of First Peoples at Myall Creek, New South Wales, the annual commemoration ceremony and associated events was held over the June long weekend 2024. Read more in Keira Jenkins's story, National Indigenous Times, 10 June 2024: [...]

Premier prepared to apologise to First Nations Victorians for government injustices

2024-06-11T11:30:23+10:00June 11th, 2024|

Premier of the State of Victoria, Jacinta Allan, appearing before the Yoorrook Justice Commission, in Naarm (Melbourne), has announced that she is prepared to apologise to Victoria's First Nations for past injustices. Read more: Declan Brennan National Indigenous Times, 29 April 2024: https://nit.com.au/29-04-2024/11104/victorian-premier-says-she-is-prepared-to-apologise-to-first-nations-victorians-for-injustices-suffered-due-to-government-policies For more about frontier conflicts that happened [...]

Red Poppies and Bare Ground––Defending Country Memorial Project

2024-04-26T11:04:22+10:00April 26th, 2024|

David Stephens, Pearls and Irritations, 25 April 2024, republished from Defending Country, 19 April 2024: https://johnmenadue.com/red-poppies-and-bare-ground-why-do-we-discriminate-among-our-war-dead/ Readers of the above article may be interested in the Memorials and Monuments page on the Australian Frontier Conflicts website.

Four Gweagal spears stolen by Captain Cook and crew in 1770 returned to La Perouse community, New South Wales, 254 years later

2024-04-24T17:06:03+10:00April 24th, 2024|

Kathryn Diss and Adrian Wilson, 'Emotional moment' as spears taken by Captain Cook are returned to Indigenous community, from ABC Europe correspondent, Kathryn Diss, and Adrian Wilson, in Cambridge, England, 23 April 2024. Read more: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2024-04-23/gweagal-spears-captain-cook-took-handed-to-indigenous-community/103756446 See also Ben Lewis's story on SBS News, 24 April 2024: https://www.sbs.com.au/news/podcast-episode/survivors-from-a-moment-in-time-ancient-spears-handed-back/0i85urkau On [...]

Boe Spearim, Myall Creek Massacre Memorial Guest Speaker for 2024

2024-04-17T12:01:17+10:00April 17th, 2024|

Kooma, Murawarii and Gamilaraay Activist and Podcaster, Boe Spearim, is the guest speaker for the 2024 Myall Creek Massacre Memorial Ceremony.  It will take place at on Sunday 9 June 2024 at the Myall Creek Hall next to Myall Creek Bridge between Bingara and Delungra, New South Wales. For [...]

Myall Creek Memorial Yarning Event, 7 June 2024

2024-04-17T11:34:19+10:00April 17th, 2024|

Armidale Friends of Myall Creek have announced an event in the University of Armidale's Yarning Series on Friday, 7 June 2024. Yarning with Boe Spearim on the Frontier Wars and Black Resistance...then and now will be held at the Oorala Aboriginal Centre, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales. [...]

Frontier Wars March, Canberra ACT, Anzac Day, 25 April 2024

2024-04-17T10:00:54+10:00April 16th, 2024|

The annual Frontier Wars March will be held again near the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT on Anzac Day, 25 April 2024. If you are on the News page, click the headline for the poster advertising the event and for contact details.

Truth of Victoria’s colonisation aired at Yoorrook Justice Commission

2024-04-06T14:32:08+11:00April 6th, 2024|

'The British initially thought Victoria's rapid colonisation in the 1830s was illegal, and were concerned by its violence,' read Kate Ashton's article and a view a video clip from the Yoorrook Justice Commission here on ABC News, Victoria, 5 April 2024: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2024-04-05/victoria-colonisation-history-yoorrook-aboriginal-massacres/103658322 "The South Eastern Portion of Australia"; compiled [...]

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