Recommended Resources – The Stringer – Independent News, Investigative Journalism

“And from all the lands on earth we come” by Suresh Rajan February 14th, 2014 What can bring together a Palestinian/Egyptian, a Lebanese/Australian, a Bangladeshi, an Iranian, an Indian/Kenyan, a Pakistani and others to discuss their formative years? That almost sounds like the first line of a host of particularly unfunny jokes along the lines of “An Irishman, […]

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Recommended Resources – The Stringer – Independent News, Investigative Journalism

ALSWA says hurry up & implement recommendations by Gerry Georgatos December 3rd, 2013 Dennis Eggington – Image, www.caama.com.au The Aboriginal Legal Services Western Australia (ALSWA) has endorsed a recent report by a parliamentary inquiry committee into police services and custodial situations. ALSWA CEO Dennis Eggington however said that endorsement is one thing and implementation of the recommendations another […]

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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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Transcript – Noel Pearson’s Whitlam Oration: In Honour Of The Old Man

THE REWARD FOR PUBLIC LIFE IS PUBLIC PROGRESS1: AN APPRECIATION OF THE PUBLIC LIFE OF THE HON. E.G. WHITLAM AC QC PRIME MINISTER 1972-1975 2013 WHITLAM ORATION Noel Pearson2 Whitlam Institute University of Western Sydney 13 November 2013 In his 97th year, in this third oration in honour of Australia’s 21st prime minister, I use […]

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Noel Pearson’s Whitlam Oration: In Honour Of The Old Man

Nov 13, 2013  Noel Pearson has tonight delivered a stunning Whitlam Oration, honouring “the old man” who led the reforming government of 1972-75. Pearson called not just for Indigenous recognition in the Australian Constitution but elimination of the race power in Section 25 and the insertion of a provision outlawing racial discrimination. Pearson, a lawyer […]

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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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