In Conversation with Gerry Georgatos

In 2014 we are honouring Ambassadors for “The Decade of Lateral Love™ Around the World 2012 – 2022” with a special Interview Series Lateral Love™ Ambassadors are answering some important questions about their life journey especially for you. Join us and gain an insight into the life of Gerry Georgatos, our first cab off the […]

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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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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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National Congress Joint Statement: Royal Commission

Attending the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples Round Table on the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse held on Tuesday 26th November 2013 in Sydney, New South Wales pictured above (not in order) included: Sharron Williams, Les Malezer, Jim Morrison, Brian Butler, Rosie Baird, Lindon Coombes, Frank Hytten, Kirsty Parker, Antoinette […]

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Statement from Rev. Dr Djiniyini Gondarra OAM

Statement from Rev. Dr Djiniyini Gondarra OAM (Aboriginal elder of Arnhem land) Dated: 6th November 2013 ‘Dismantling the Land Rights Act (NT) 1976’ I express my deep concern at the actions of the Abbott Government as evidenced by the behaviour of the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Scullion, in hastily procuring MOUs on township leases for […]

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Treaty, sovereignty, empowerment the key factors for meaningful Recognition

National Indigenous Times – Editorial John Rowsthorne We fear the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd and the leader of the Coalition, Tony Abbott are missing the most important point about recognition of Australia’s First Peoples. Perhaps they are doing so deliberately, perhaps they believe by promoting recognition of Indigenous Australians in the constitution it takes people’s […]

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Daphne Yarram

Lateral Love Australia welcomes Ambassador – Daphne Yarram. “The Decade of Lateral Love Around the World 2012 – 2022″ www.lateralloveaustralia.com “The time is always right to do what is right.” Martin Luther King Jr.

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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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In the Media – Power, not prohibition, is key for indigenous communities

TOO MUCH GROG: Police search the bags of Palm Island residents and fine them if they exceed the alcohol quota. Source: Townsville Bulletin By Meg  Perkins The Courier-Mail June 24, 2013 12:00AM THE latest decision by the High Court of Australia upholds the legitimacy of alcohol management plans, which are bitterly resented by some indigenous people. Premier […]

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