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Push for heritage recognition of Wombeetch Puyuun monument

2022-07-10T19:59:05+10:00July 10th, 2022|

Matt Neal of ABC Southwest, Victoria writes about the push to have Heritage Victoria recognise a 19th-century monument and grave honouring warrior Wombeetch Puyuun and the Camperdown district's First People. Memorial to Wombeetch Puyuun and First Nations People of the Camperdown district, Victoria, Australia 'The monument is unlike any other [...]

Frontier Wars: commemorate at the Australian War Memorial

2022-07-08T15:29:46+10:00July 8th, 2022|

Yet another call for the commemoration of Australia's frontier wars at the Australian War Memorial has been made–this time by Dr Sue Wareham, President of the Medical Association for the Prevention of War. Listen to ABC Radio National's Hamish McDonald interview Dr Wareham, on 7 July 2022, about why the [...]

Reason and Reckoning: Conversations and Provocations Symposium

2022-06-05T14:16:05+10:00June 5th, 2022|

Reason and Reckoning: Conversations and Provocations Symposium on the legacy of colonial figures like Sir Samuel Griffith, and his role in the killing of First Nations people in late 19th-century Queensland. Names of 'founding fathers' like Griffith's are still widespread throughout the Australian landscape and Australian institutions. 'This symposium, [...]

‘Enabler’ of massacres: the push to change name of Griffith University

2022-06-05T13:45:28+10:00June 5th, 2022|

Badtjala artist and academic, Fiona Foley, is calling for the name of Griffith University to be changed. The university, located in Queensland was named after Sir Samuel Walker Griffith, Australia's first high court justice and an author of the Australian Constitution. Sir Samuel Griffith was an attorney-general or Queensland [...]

Myall Creek Commemoration to be held June long weekend 2022

2022-05-11T07:23:24+10:00May 1st, 2022|

Historian and author James Wilson-Miller will be the Commemoration Speaker at the Myall Creek Memorial Ceremony on 12 June 2022. James Wilson-Miller is from the Gringai clan of the Hunter Valley Wonnarua nation. He grew up in the Sydney suburb of Redfern. For 16 years Mr Wilson-Miller was Curator [...]

Elder overjoyed at Darumbal massacre site handback

2022-04-24T14:49:11+10:00April 24th, 2022|

https://nit.com.au/aunty-sallys-joy-as-massacre-site-handed-back-to-darumbal-people/ Also have a look at the earlier post on this website today, 24 April 2022, about the handover of control of this reserve to the Darumbul people.

Control over sacred site returned to the Darumbal people

2022-04-24T10:53:41+10:00April 24th, 2022|

Control over a sacred site where 300 First Nations people were massacred in the late 1800s has been handed back to the Darumbal people. The Queensland Government's latest move gives trusteeship to the Gawula Aboriginal Land Trust of a 13.5-hectare reserve at the foot of Gai-i (formerly Mt Wheeler) [...]

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