Sovereignty: 50 Years of the Tent Embassy

2022-02-10T16:56:47+11:00February 10th, 2022|

Dan Bourchier, ABC News, Canberra, traces the 50 years of history and continuing relevance of Canberra's Aboriginal Embassy: https://iview.abc.net.au/show/sovereignty-50-years-of-the-tent-embassy/video/NS2206H001S00 50th Anniversary Tent, Aboriginal Embassy, lawns opposite Old Parliament House, Canberra, Australia, 26 January 2022. Photo: Jane Morrison

Invasion Day 2022–still divisive

2022-02-02T15:29:13+11:00February 2nd, 2022|

"Australia Day" continues to be devisive–some for it, some against Protest March, Canberra ACT, Australia, 26 January 2022. Photo: Jane Morrison As elsewhere in Australia, the pain of 26 January was felt strongly in Tasmania as images of departed ancestors such as Mannarlargenna, William Lanne, and Fanny [...]

50th anniversary of the Aboriginal Embassy celebrated

2022-01-26T20:31:36+11:00January 26th, 2022|

Aboriginal Embassy, 50th Anniversary March, Canberra 26 January 2022. Photo: Jane Morrison.  This march began from the National Film and Sound Archive, in the precinct of the Australian National University, where the July 1972 protest marches, supporting Aboriginal land rights, sovereignty and the Aboriginal Embassy, started. The above photograph was taken [...]

NCA starts sale process for The Lobby restaurant

2018-02-09T19:31:31+11:00February 9th, 2018|

The National Capital Authority (NCA) has started the process for the sale of the former The Lobby restaurant, occupied in early November 2017 by activists from the nearby Aboriginal Embassy, Canberra. Story at: https://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/the-lobby-restaurant-sale-process-started-by-national-capital-authority-20180209-h0vuiq.html Wiradjuri man, Adrian Charles Davis, 63, inspiring Aboriginal people to stand up for their Sovereignty, was arrested [...]

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