Australian Frontier Wars March

Anzac Day: Freedom means Australia should face up to the truth of its past–Richard Flanagan reflects on the meaning of Anzac Day

2018-04-25T11:22:36+10:00April 25th, 2018|

"Lest We Forget The Frontier Wars"–banners and placards recall conflicts between colonists and Australia's First Peoples on the colonial frontier, Frontier Wars March, Anzac Parade, Reid, Canberra, 25 April 2018. Photo: Jane Morrison If Anzac Day is about Australian servicemen and women fighting in overseas wars to protect [...]

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 [...]

Frontier Wars March, Anzac Day, 25 April 2018

2018-04-15T00:26:09+10:00April 15th, 2018|

Frontier Wars March, Canberra, 25 April 2017 Photo: Jane Morrison The Frontier Wars March, an annual event since 2011, will be held again on Anzac Parade, Reid, Canberra, Australia on Anzac Day, 25 April 2018.   Invitation to Join the 2018 Frontier Wars March on Anzac Day  When: [...]

Frontier Wars making news again in lead up to Anzac Day

2018-04-09T22:58:16+10:00April 9th, 2018|

  On Anzac Day, 25 April 2017, after the National Anzac Day Commemoration Ceremony, First Nations people laid wreathes, commemorating the fallen in the frontier wars, at the Stone of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial, Canberra. Photo: Jane Morrison The Victorian government and the Returned Services League (RSL), are [...]

Always Independent: An Interview with Murrawarri Republic Chair Fred Hooper

2017-12-06T02:29:30+11:00November 6th, 2017|

Explains why a number of Aboriginal nations have declared their continuing independence as nations who have lived on the Australian continent for thousands of years and have never ceded their sovereignty to British colonisers who engaged in conflicts with, and waged war against, the First Peoples. Interview by Paul Gregoire, [...]

Frontier Wars Commemoration and March, Anzac Day, Canberra, 25 April 2017

2017-12-06T02:39:36+11:00November 6th, 2017|

The annual Frontier Wars Commemoration and March will take place in Canberra on 25 April 2017. To join the peaceful, respectful march to commemorate those who gave their lives in Australia's colonial frontier conflicts, assemble at the bottom of Anzac Parade from 9.00 am. For those interested in the Aboriginal [...]