Category: Aboriginal Australia

‘A long hard journey’: How my family closed the gap

Stan Grant's family began to close the gap when he was 15.

One of 66% of people that have managed to close the gap the 66% rarelytalked about. They hear “you can’t be Indigenous” from Australia (ODT)

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Day to Day Politics: Defining Aboriginality. Hanson style. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Thursday 1 December 2016 1 When in an interview with Andrew Bolt, Pauline Hanson said ”there’s no definition of an indigenous Australian” I at first blush thought she can’t be serious, surely. “I think the whole lot needs to be opened up on this, a big debate on this.” She said. Yesterday, in response to some…

Source: Day to Day Politics: Defining Aboriginality. Hanson style. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

The diggers Australia almost forgot – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Tens of thousands of people have turned out across the country for Anzac Day services, but despite our collective pledge to remember, there are some diggers who were very nearly forgotten.

Source: The diggers Australia almost forgot – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)