Genocide continues

Life for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples remains precarious with harsh treatment in the courts, removal of children continuing (despite "apology"), serious cuts to services, and closure of towns
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.@LukeLPearson "You can't come to terms with a national history that the nation refuses to acknowledge ever happened." #IndigenousX https://twitter.com/LukeLPearson/status/715735907651850241

A Productivity Commission has found that the government will probably not meet 5 of the 6 Closing the Gap targets, leaving many astounded to hear that they migh

Of course Australia was invaded – massacres happened here less than 90 years ago Much has been made in the last few days of the University of New South Wales’ “diversity toolkit” offering teachers guidelines on Indigenous terminology.  The most controversial directive was a line about using the term “invasion” to describe Captain Cook’s arrival here:      Australia was not settled peacefully, it was invaded, occupied and colonised. Describing the arrival of the Europeans as a “settlement”…

Of course Australia was invaded massacres happened here less than 90 years ago Much has been made in the last few days of the University of New South Wales diversity toolkit offering teachers guidelines on Indigenous terminology.

‘Nigger Hunts’ in the never never. The battles for land and water on the Roper River, 1870-1945. ‘Nigger Hunts’, ‘punitive expeditions’, ‘a picnic with the natives’–all describe a brutal reality that We of The Never Never couldn’t reveal. The early settler society of the Northern Territory saw violence towards Aboriginal people as a necessary incident to ensure access to & control of lands and water needed to run cattle, which, apart from small cropping, was the only land use regarded as…

‘Nigger Hunts’ in the never never. The battles for land and water on the Roper River, - The Northern Myth

Australia is out of line with international standards in holding children as young as 10 criminally responsible for their actions, the global head of Amnesty International has said.

Australia is out of line with international standards in holding children as young as 10 criminally responsible for their actions, the global head of Amnesty International has said.

'Now here we are, fighting for our rights': a new generation returns to Yule River  From across the north of Western Australia, Aboriginal people gather again at a historic spot, with discontent simmering over state government moves on heritage sites and the future of remote communities

'Now here we are, fighting for our rights': a new generation returns to Yule River

From across the north of Western Australia, Aboriginal people gather again at a historic spot, with discontent simmering over state government moves on heritage sites and the future of remote communities

Palm Island riots: Journalist tells class action of aftermath on island after Cameron Doomadgee's death

Queensland's Palm Island community was angry the partner of local man Cameron Doomadgee was turned away by police as he lay dead in a cell, a court hears.

.@DebKilroy Stop the forced closure of Aboriginal Communities #SOSBLAKAUSTRALIA Mrs Mabo stands proud for Aboriginal Rights #mabo

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Stop the forced closure of Aboriginal Communities Mrs Mabo stands proud for Aboriginal Rights

.@DerschowB Broome protest against Abbott @KREDEnterprises

Broome protest against Abbott

.@booktopia The Intervention: An Anthology – Introduced by Co-editor Dr Rosie Scott: http://blog.booktopia.com.au/2015/07/02/the-intervention-an-anthology-introduced-by-co-editor-dr-rosie-scott/ … @AnitaHeiss

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.@booktopia The Intervention: An Anthology – Introduced by Co-editor Dr Rosie Scott: http://blog.booktopia.com.au/2015/07/02/the-intervention-an-anthology-introduced-by-co-editor-dr-rosie-scott/ … @AnitaHeiss

.@StanSteam2 #Abbott's committment to Aboriginals - Costa A cartoon #auspol #SOSBLAKAUSTRALIA #Lifestylechoice #racism

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committment to Aboriginals - Costa A cartoon

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