'We were never Australians back then': From being counted to being heard. Updated "We were outcasts; we were never Australians back then.
" My father was remembering a time when Indigenous people felt locked out of Australia. His was a hard life of exclusion and discrimination. I have revisited that time in a special program for ABC television marking the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum. It remains the most successful referendum in Australian history. Diversity Toolkit. ACEM - Indigenous Health & Cultural Competency (IH&CC) Overview News Podcast Series.
Wiradjuri woman sings Linda Burney into parliament for her maiden speech – video. Not hunter-gatherers: Bruce Pascoe on storytelling, history and cultural pride. Bruce Pascoe is a man of many talents.
His varied career has spanned teaching, farming, bar-tending, working on an archaeological site, lecturing, researching Aboriginal languages as well as writing. His thirteenth and most recent book Dark Emu: Black Seeds – Agriculture or Accident? Explores the writings and paintings of early colonialists in order to deconstruct over-simplified portrayals of Indigenous life and to examine the agricultural and scientific discoveries of our ancestors - who were far from simply hunter-gatherers.
Michael Anderson—Interview with an Aboriginal leader. About Michael Anderson Michael Anderson.Photo: Brigitte Simon-Enderl Michael Anderson (Nyoongar Ghurradjong Murri Ghillar) is an Aboriginal rights activist, leader of the Euahlayi tribe of 3,000 people living in north-western New South Wales, and Native Title claimant to their traditional lands on their behalf.
From 1969 Mr. Anderson was a leader in the Australian Black Power movement and was appointed by his peers as the first Aboriginal ambassador to white Australia after he and three comrades established what was later called the Aboriginal Tent Embassy on the front lawns of Australia’s parliament house in 1972. Interactive Ochre II. Sovereign Union - First Nations Asserting Sovereignty. Massacre Sites. Australian Aboriginal Massacre Sites. Treaty Republic - Indigenous Australia Sovereignty, Genocide, Land Rights and Pay the Rent Issues.
List of massacres of Indigenous Australians. The colonial Australian frontier war was unofficial, undeclared and unrecorded.
The official actions of government forces were typically veiled as "policing" and "law-enforcement. " The reason was simple, put by numerous primary sources, police were not constitutionally allowed to engage in acts of warfare. Thus it was noted in 1868 by chief justice Charles Lilley in Queensland that the Native Police Force is an unlawful "avenging force" and that there was "not a single line" to make this force "a legal force". Indeed, "there was nothing in the common law of England, or in the law of nations, to justify the conduct of the white population towards the aboriginal inhabitants of the country". In 1879, a former officer in the Queensland frontier force stated openly that; "Of all semi-military or police organizations under the British flag, the native mounted police of Queensland is certainly the most anomalous.
Massacre Sites - Indigenous Stories about War and Invasion - Culture Victoria. Show Story Credits Detail CULTURAL WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander users are warned that Lady of the Lake may contain images of deceased persons and images of places that could cause sorrow.
Explainer: The Appin Massacre. On April 9, 1816, Macquarie ordered three regiments to lead a military expedition ‘with secrecy and despatch’ against the ‘hostile natives’ in the Nepean Region.
A list of those who were wanted in relation to violence was provided to each, however all Aboriginal people encountered were to be made ‘prisoners of war’. ‘On any occasion of seeing or falling in with the Natives, either in bodies or singly, they are to be called on, by your friendly Native Guides, to surrender themselves to you as Prisoners of War. IanDClark Scars in the landscape. Glenormiston Homestead (Heritage Listed Location) : On My Doorstep. What is significant?
Glenormiston Homestead was built in the 1850s for Niel Black and Partners. The original house comprised of a kitchen wing (completed first), a dining room, drawing room and five bedrooms. Indigenous health check (MBS 715) data tool. All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are eligible for an annual Indigenous-specific health check: item 715 on the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS).
This tool shows numbers and usage rates of the checks at various geographic areas. Charts and tables in the tool can be customised to show different time periods and, where possible, disaggregations by age and sex. Notes Differences in usage rates across geographic levels should be interpreted with caution because the use of MBS 715 health checks is influenced by a number of factors which may vary by geographic areas, including: The health check tool:
This land is mine / This land is me. Vincent Serico, Wakka Wakka/Kabi Kabi peoples, Australia 1949-2008 | Carnarvon collision (Big map) 2006 | Synthetic polymer paint on linen | Purchased 2007.
Queensland Art Gallery Foundation | Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | © The artist This land is mineAll the way to the old fence lineEvery break of dayI’m working hard just to make it payThis land is mineYeah I signed on the dotted lineCampfires on the creek bedBank breathing down my neckThey won’t take it awayThey won’t take it awayThey won’t take it away from me This land is meRock, water, animal, treeThey are my songMy being’s here where I belongThis land owns meFrom generations past to infinityWe’re all but woman and manYou only fear what you don’t understandThey won’t take it awayThey won’t take it awayThey won’t take it away from me 1 They invaded, degraded and polluted our land,Stole all the children and raped our women,But no matter how long or how far I roam,I still call Australia home.
This land is mine. Last stone left: wellbeing and Aboriginal placemaking in the city. Earlier this year, I sat amongst a crowd of planners, designers and architects at the Planning Institute of Australia, National Congress. In the vast auditorium of the Melbourne Convention Centre, we shared thoughts on housing, climate change and population growth. But, as international practitioners from New York to Shanghai provided new perspectives, it was Rob Adams’ reference to our past, which stayed with me. The influential Director of Urban Design for the City of Melbourne boldly suggested we re-name the Yarra River to Birrarung.
Bataluk Cultural Trail. The Aboriginal People of East Gippsland fought against the European invasion of their land. However the technical superiority of the Europeans’ weapons gave them an absolute advantage. It is extremely difficult to be certain about the real death toll as so few records still exist or were even made at the time. Diseases introduced from the 1820s by European sealers and whalers also caused a rapid decline in Aboriginal numbers. Aboriginal DNA study reveals 50,000-year story of sacred ties to land. A study of ancient Aboriginal hair samples has revealed distinct Aboriginal populations were present in Australia with little geographical movement for up to 50,000 years. The discovery of such a long, continuous presence in the those regions emphasised why land was so sacred to Aboriginal people, researchers said.
The results emerged after researchers led by the University of Adelaide’s Australian centre for ancient DNA analysed the mitochondrial DNA from 111 hair samples collected during anthropological expeditions in the early to mid-1900s. The Koori History Project. Kimberley seed bank: Traditional knowledge used to protect biodiversity. Updated A seed bank project in remote northern Australia is training Aboriginal women in horticulture to help protect plant biodiversity of the region.
Key points: Native Kimberley seeds being collected by Aboriginal women rangersAboriginal women have collected the seeds for thousands of yearsBiodiversity in region is under threat from fires, animals and developmentSeeds will be stored and used to regenerate land. Ngarluma Ngurra: Aboriginal Culture on the Map - Form Form – Building a state of creativity. About Ngarluma Ngurra: Aboriginal Culture on the Map We hope the next generation are well educated in regards to Country, that they keep Aboriginal culture alive.
When Aboriginal people walk on the land, the land is happy. – Geoffrey Togo, Ngarluma Elder Ngarluma Ngurra: Aboriginal Culture on the Map showcases the work of artist Jill Churnside, and is a celebration of Ngarluma people, their way of life, and cultural values. Featuring spectacular paintings and related multimedia, this exhibition celebrates Ngarluma culture and new forms of cartography through digital mapping. Indigenous Terminology. Australia ‘invaded’, not discovered, new UNSW diversity guidelines say. Invisible Aboriginal: Media Bigots Invading Our Senses. Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
Australians Together. A 10-year-old girl has taken her own life. How can we possibly look away? Apparent suicide of 10-year-old Indigenous girl shocks remote WA community. Indigenous Australians. Michael Anderson—Interview with an Aboriginal leader. Remote Aboriginal housing is now on Abbott government's table. Reporter finds similar struggles for Indigenous rights in Australia to what is happening in Canada. Western Desert Indigenous elders from Kintore and Kiwirrkurra on plans to close outstation communities - ABC Rural. More Aboriginal homes unfit. Wadeye sets indigenous housing example. Improving our understanding of Indigenous housing needs. Yintarri Rem Com School - Australia. The World Today - Electorate of McMillan to be renamed due to associations with Indigenous slaughter 31/03/2016. Revealed: traditional owners accepted payments to attend Adani meetings. Mungo Man - Turning Evolution Upside Down. 'Dreamtime' and 'The Dreaming': who dreamed up these terms?
Family Secrets: I never knew I was part of the Stolen Generation. Glowing review of Indigenous protected areas leaves sector proud but perplexed. OFFICIAL YEARBOOK OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA No. 17-1924. Sneak peek History Animation. Uluru: Should you climb it?