Tag Archives: Indigenous Rights

“Native title needs total reform” – The group taking on Adani for the rights to their land

“Native title needs total reform” – The group taking on Adani for the rights to their land

It’s David versus Goliath in the fight for the Adani mine, with those against calling for a massive rethink in native land title.

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Deep Time Dreaming – Billy Griffiths on Indigenous Australia

In Deep Time Dreaming, Billy Griffiths examines Australia’s coming-to-terms with its Indigenous past. Hyperbole aside, it is the most important analysis of who we were in a very long time.

Current Affairs Wrap: America rings in 2018 with gunshots, Australia chooses her best, Woo you Mr Woo

In the week that was, while America was busy revealing her worst, Australia honoured her absolute best. Chin-chin.

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.

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Aussie mavericks: Faith Bandler – Trailblazer for Indigenous rights

Welcome back to #AussieMavericks. Today we meet Faith Bandler, who fought against colour barriers, created welfare boards and was critical in bringing Indigenous peoples into the constitution.

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