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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Trigger Warning – Suicide Crisis Summit meet with Premier Colin Barnett

Trigger Warning Video of the delegates from the Suicide Crisis Summit meeting with Premier Colin Barnett held by Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation on 21st May 2013 regarding the suicide epidemic across our communities… [youtube=http://youtu.be/JuAOV1HLvgI] Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation executive officer Robert Eggington presented a list of outcomes from the meeting with the Commissioner for Mental Health Eddie Bartnik and others […]

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In The Media – Department changes from Indigenous to Aboriginal

Department changes from Indigenous to Aboriginal Posted 1 hour 8 minutes ago Peter Collier Photo: The Indigenous Affairs Minister Peter Collier (file). (ABC News) Map: Perth 6000 The State Government is replacing the word ‘Indigenous’ with the word ‘Aboriginal’ in its department in a move the Opposition has labelled an expensive waste of time. As […]

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Isabel Lucas joins the fight to protect our sacred Kimberley

[youtube=http://youtu.be/IrSbHv0XK9o] Isabel Lucas is an Australian actress dedicated to the conserving of Australia’s amazing wilderness. Isabel has joined with the Wilderness Society to help protect the incredible Kimberley region of Western Australia from plans for destructive industrialisation at the hands of a greedy state government and the oil and gas industry. To join Isabel, please donate […]

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How many more suicides before we open our eyes and ears?

How many more suicides before we open our eyes and ears? Sat 21 Apr 2012 By Gerry Georgatos Kabi Kabi Elder, and Bundaberg campus coordinator Nulloo Yumbah at Central Queensland University, Cheri Yavu-Kama-Harathunian said she is devastated by the rising disenfranchisement of Aboriginal youth, and the world’s highest suicide rates – of Australia’s Aboriginal children. “Across […]

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