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Telling indigenous Australian stories

This weekend is particularly significant for indigenous Australians. No, let me rephrase that: it’s significant for all Australians because what happens to indigenous Australians marks who we are as a nation. 1,210 more words

Australian Literature

New anthem respecting Indigenous Australians

The Federal Government on May 23, 2017 has given permission for a new version of the Australian anthem to be sung as a patriotic song but will not allow it to replace the current national anthem, despite it excluding the Indigenous Australians and the Torres Strait Islanders. 340 more words

Shame Australia

50 years since Indigenous Australians were given the right to vote, our first peoples are as bad off as ever – Physically, socially, emotionally, educationally and economically. 124 more words

Truth to power: one woman's pursuit for justice

“Tenacious” and “scheming” are not the first words that spring to mind as Murri Elder, Aunty Lesley Williams, chatters away, both arms enthusiastically gesticulating while her large brown eyes survey the crowd at the Carrington Hotel, Katoomba. 790 more words

Writing

Diverse Media Roundup #1

I’m 110% of team #WeNeedDiverseBooks and #WeNeedDiverseMedia, so here’s my quick takes on movies, books, and TV I’ve been consuming. Recommendations for future roundups are very welcome. 203 more words

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