Quote of the Day

“Aboriginal People are the skeleton in the cupboard of Australia’s national life …. outcasts in our own land.” ~ Sir Doug Nicholls, National Day of Mourning speech, 1938. “All we want is to be able to think and do the same things as white people, while still retaining our identity as a people.” ~ Sir Doug Nicholls

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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

Sunday 7th July 2013 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday Further reading can be found at the NAIDOC Perth Website In 1955, the first Sunday in July became known as Aborigines Day. Since 1940, this had been celebrated on the first Sunday before the Australia Day holiday and was known as “Day of Mourning” […]

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2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Sunday 7th July – 14th July 2013 This week we celebrate NAIDOC Week NAIDOC Official Website – The History of NAIDOC Week Brian Butler, Co-Founder & Director of Lateral Love Australia at the 2012 NAIDOC Awards, Lord Mayor’s morning tea held at the Adelaide City Council Town Hall – Adelaide, South Australia. NAIDOC stands for […]

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