Following freedom fighter Fanny’s footsteps through the city of Perth

2021-11-09T18:11:05+11:00November 9th, 2021|

Read Lee Tate's fascinating story of Fanny Balbuk Yooreel, a Whadjuck resistance fighter, who the national Trust of Western Australia has brought from obscurity with a Perth walking trail on the 110th anniversary of her death in 1907. Fanny Balbuk Yoreel was unwavering in maintaining [...]

Jandamarra: The outlaw who fought to save his country and people from colonisation

2018-07-04T07:10:56+10:00July 4th, 2018|

ABC Kimberley's Emily Jane Smith retells the story of Bunuba warrior, Jandamarra, in her story posted on 4 July 2018 at: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-04/iconic-australian-landscape-home-to-fierce-warrior/9936054 Below is an image of the entrance to Tunnel Creek, Western Australia, that was one of Jandamarra's headquarters in his three-year battle to protect his people and country [...]

Statue of Aboriginal figure set to permanently stand in the middle of Perth

2018-02-24T07:23:37+11:00February 24th, 2018|

A new statue of Noongar leader, Yagan, will be a permanent feature in the middle of Western Australia's capital, Perth. Read more in the story by Rangi Hirini, on NITV News, 22 February 2018: https://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/nitv-news/article/2018/02/19/statue-aboriginal-figure-set-permanently-stand-middle-perth You can read more about Yagan and other warriors on our Aboriginal and Torres Strait [...]

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