Aboriginal Embassy Canberra

Reminder: Frontier Wars March, Anzac Parade, Canberra, Anzac Day, 25 April 2018

2018-04-17T08:28:35+10:00April 17th, 2018|

On Anzac Day, 25 April 2017, Aboriginal people laid wreathes commemorating the fallen in the frontier wars at the Stone of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial, Canberra. Photo: Jane Morrison REMINDER/Media Alert Invitation to join  2018 Frontier Wars March on Anzac Day When: Gather at 9.30 am Wednesday 25 [...]

Aboriginal Tent Embassy camp shines light on frontier wars

2018-04-17T06:56:25+10:00April 17th, 2018|

  Sovereignty sign, Aboriginal Embassy, Canberra, Australia, 2017. Despite the invasion of their lands, killings, massacres and dispossession since 1788, First Nations have never ceded their sovereignty. Photo Jane Morrison A camp at the Embassy is expected to host 100 or more visitors who will take part in [...]

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 [...]

No specific day can be Australia Day: Michael Anderson

2018-01-24T21:27:57+11:00January 24th, 2018|

Michael Anderson speaking at the Aboriginal Embassy, Canberra, Australia, 26 January 2017. Photo: Jane Morrison Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their supporters call this national holiday on 26 January, 'the Day of Mourning', 'Invasion Day' or 'Survival Day'. For the government, 26 January celebrates the arrival of [...]

Aboriginal Tent Embassy activist faces court over Lobby restaurant occupation

2017-12-05T23:41:54+11:00December 5th, 2017|

Aboriginal Embassy activist, Adrian Charles Davis, 63, has appeared in the ACT Magistrates Court on a charge that he refused to leave the disused Lobby restaurant, near the iconic Embassy protest site, when asked to do so by police. The incident took place following the controversial occupation of the former [...]

Aboriginal Tent Embassy ‘evict’ Commonwealth from Canberra’s Lobby restaurant

2017-12-05T07:12:54+11:00November 10th, 2017|

Aboriginal people attending a two-day national meeting on the weekend at the Aboriginal Embassy in Australia's national capital, Canberra, have occupied a vacant restaurant near the Embassy in an assertion of their continuing sovereignty over their lands. Sherryn Groch, The Canberra Times, Monday 6 November 2017 at: https://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/aboriginal-tent-embassy-evict-commonwealth-from-canberras-lobby-restaurant-20171106-gzfk65.html Aboriginal sovereignty [...]