Aboriginal activism

Blackmans Point Massacre Site, near Port Macquarie, New South Wales declared an Aboriginal Place earlier this year

2023-09-20T10:58:17+10:00September 20th, 2023|

Blackman's Point, on the Lands of the Birpai people, near Port Macquarie, New South Wales was recognised as an important massacre site and as an Aboriginal Place earlier this year. Read more: https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/news/blackmans-point-massacre-site-declared-an-aboriginal-place-in-new-south-wales See also Memorials and Monuments on this website for a growing list of memorials and monuments [...]

How (hard) They Fought: sophistication of First Nations’ resistance

2023-05-08T13:32:36+10:00May 8th, 2023|

John Menadue's online Public Policy Journal, Pearls and Irritations, brings the caring and concerned among us more news about Dr Ray Kerhove's new book, How They Fought, Boolarong Press, 2023 about how First Peoples fought to resist invasion and colonisation of Country from 1788: Read Dr Kerhove's 1 May [...]

“Help Us Bury Our Dead” on 25 April 2023

2023-04-21T11:50:55+10:00April 21st, 2023|

Media Release  20 April 2023 "Help Us Bury Our Dead on 25 April 2023" Sovereign Union of First Nations and Peoples in Australia Asserting Australia's First Nations Sovereignty into Governance www.sovereignunion.mobi Ghillar, Michael Anderson, Convenor of the Sovereign Union, last surviving member of the founding four of the [...]

Yagan story told on ‘Stuff the British Stole’

2022-12-08T08:45:40+11:00December 8th, 2022|

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation's podcast and TV series, Stuff the British Stole, Series 1, has devoted its sixth episode, 'Return', to Noongar warrior Yagan's story. The documentary examines how Yagan met his death defending Noongar country from British colonists. His remains were missing for more than a century. The fight [...]

Australian War Memorial ‘runs away’ from Frontier Wars

2022-12-08T08:21:02+11:00December 8th, 2022|

Despite some recent indications that the Australian War Memorial is considering "a broader and deeper" coverage of frontier wars fought on Australia soil, David Stephens points out that the space to be allocated will be "proportionate" and "modest". Read more in 'The War Memorial trial is again running away from the [...]

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