Family Matters National Forums

M E D I A R E L E A S E 29 August 2014 Adelaide forum identifies strategies to stem the soaring number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care A forum in Adelaide on 27 August attended by 170 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members, practitioners, service providers and […]

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In the Media – ‘Forced removal’ prompts Russell Milera’s compensation fight with South Australian Government

‘Forced removal’ prompts Russell Milera’s compensation fight with South Australian Government By court reporter James Hancock Updated Thu 12 Dec 2013, 8:23am AEDT PHOTO: Monica Wittmann said she ran with the baby in her arms (ABC News: James Hancock)   A man is fighting for compensation from the South Australian Government for what he claims was his forced removal […]

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Lateral Love Communique 002

In this Journey we strive for cultural safety to exist for all Australians, by building societies and communities embedded within foundations of cultural competence. Culturally competent human beings will impart the necessary behaviours and respectful communication needed to see a shift in equality for all humankind. We contribute to this co-creation of a culturally safe […]

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In the Media – Mosman Daily Middle Head Update

Mosman’s first Aboriginal Keeping Place could be established at Middle Head under one woman’s plan to save the headland from development and retain it for the community MOSMAN residents have implored their federal MP, Prime Minister Tony Abbott, to halt a move which would alienate public open space at Middle Head. Pictures: Braden Fastier – Josephine […]

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An Important Message from Brian Butler

I am disturbed that Perpetual Grief is taking the toll on Aboriginal and Islander (including the Torres Strait) peoples. This perpetual grief is cancerous and is reducing the ability for our Nations to be anywhere near confident that Aboriginal culture including the Torres Straits culture will be as intact as it should be generations into […]

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An Important Message from Brian Butler

Lateral Violence has killed our culture! In some communities it has caused sickness, depression and death. The one and only solution that will fix it all is through Lateral Love. Every individual has the ability to do something. Government are still operating to the British Orders to mandate the Colonial Principles of Oppression that have not […]

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Gerry Georgatos’ fifteen minute address to the Multicultural Media Conference 2013

[youtube=http://youtu.be/WzigzfSNx9Y] Gerry Georgatos’ fifteen minute address to the Multicultural Media Conference 2013 Gerry Georgatos is the co-editor of The Stringer, he is a freelance journalist, contributing journalist to The National Indigenous Times, social commentator, life-long social justice campaigner. Last year he won four national awards for his investigative journalism. He argues that Australia needs a […]

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Recommended viewing – Sabour heads to Arnhem Land to spend two weeks in a small town called Yirrkala (Trigger Warning)

TONIGHT ON   9:30pm Wednesday, May 29 2013 http://www.abc.net.au/tv/guide/abc2/201305/programs/DO1133V005D2013-05-29T212958.htm Head First Synopsis From sex tapes to Aussies in Syria, Sabour Bradley dives head first into the hidden worlds of everyday Australians. Synopsis Sabour Bradley dives head first into the secret world of everyday Australians. From sex tapes to Aussies in Syria and so much more, […]

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Congratulations David Gulpilil from Lateral Love Australia

Congratulations to David Gulpilil winner of 2013 Red Ochre Award – announced tonight at Sydney Opera House https://www.facebook.com/NITVAustralia Aboriginal artist David Gulpilil honoured at National Indigenous Arts Awards Updated     3 hours 34 minutes ago Photo: Aboriginal actor David Gulpilil has won the prestigious Red Ochre prize. (Tim Wimborne, file photo: Reuters) Artist David Gulpilil has […]

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