‘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 [...]

McAvoy advocates for truth commissions, treaties with First Peoples

2022-10-05T14:41:47+11:00November 13th, 2021|

Barrister Tony McAvoy SC advocates for truth commissions and treaties with First Peoples.in his 2021 Dr Charles Perkins oration.  In recent years, encouraging the broader Australian public to take an interest in Indigenous Affairs has proven both difficult and problematic, as it is commonly punctuated by calls for Aboriginal [...]

New short video on Tully/Innisfail massacres

2023-09-20T10:18:38+10:00October 4th, 2018|

Tully Falls, Queensland UNESCO World Heritage listed Wet Tropics, Far North Queensland, Australia. Photo: Wikipedia       Australian Terrorism, by Stanley Lenoy, of Stan Lenoy Films, published in September 2018 was a short video about massacres that occurred in the Tully/Innifail region of colonial Queensland. The video included [...]

Racist place names in Queensland’s north to be wiped off maps

2018-05-30T20:52:25+10:00December 6th, 2017|

Ten places in north Queensland, containing the racist word N***** are to be discontinued and renamed. The name changes are to be published in the Queensland Gazette in late September 2017. For more information read Meghna Ball's story on ABC News online updated on 29 August 2017 at: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-29/ten-racist-names-queensland-wiped-off-maps/8852536

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