Tag Archives: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Current Affairs Wrap: Trump government shuts down, Australia Day debate turns vicious, Wallaby complains about commute

Current Affairs Wrap: Trump government shuts down, Australia Day debate turns vicious, Wallaby complains about commute

Oh, the week that was. The Trump Government decided to down tools, death threats were sent to an MP who wanted to change the date, and one Wallaby decided to drive to work.

Charlie Perkins: Our most enduring Indigenous bureaucrat who fought with an open palm

Charlie Perkins is a name familiar to many, but his acts lesser so. In fact, the man literally spent his life attempting to push us ever closer to equality. A true icon.

Current Affairs Wrap: Trump flames Earth, Mabo’s silver anniversary, vultures demonstrate SSM

The week that was involved two male vultures creating life, another in Washington DC risking all life and we gazed back at the Mabo decision, and our commonwealth since.

Current Affairs Wrap: Jake Bilardi, “lifestyle choice,” children in detention

Michael Burrill’s current affairs wrap is all about “choices” – Jake Bilardi’s tragic choice of IS, PM Tony Abbott’s “lifestyle choice” for indigenous remote communities and, well, the PM’s appalling choices over asylum seeker policy.

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