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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2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Sunday 1st December 2013 Today is the 36th Anniversary of the term of Sir Douglas Nicholls as Australia’s First Aboriginal Governor Sir Douglas Nicholls (Pastor) “Aboriginal People are the skeleton in the cupboard of Australia’s national life …. outcasts in our own land.” … Doug Nicholls, National Day of Mourning speech, 1938. “All we want […]

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2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Wednesday 30th October 2013 On this day in 1975 The Racial Discrimination Act came into effect (Lateral Love Australia’s Co-Founders & Directors William Brian Butler (aged 49) and Nicola Butler (aged almost 1 year) before this Act even came into effect). The Racial Discrimination Act 1975 aims to ensure that people of all backgrounds are treated […]

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2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Monday 28th October 2013 Today is the 179th Anniversary of the Pinjarra Massacre and Battle which took place in 1834 THE BINDJAREB NYUNGARS At the time of settlement, the Bilyidar (‘river’) Bindjareb Nyungars were made up of three family groups with main camps in what are now the Mandurah, Pinjarra and North Dandalup areas. They […]

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