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Vale Brian T Manning – celebration update

Update: Darwin the memorial service and celebration of Brian T. Manning’s life was on Wed 13th Nov hosted by the MUA at Stokes Hill Wharf at 3pm followed by a wake at the Railway Club in Parap, with The Hot n’ Cold Big Band. From Brian Manning jnr ‘In lieu of flowers please consider a […]

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Organising against the Right

Organising against the Right

Dear friend, SEARCH Foundation decided at its last AGM to make building an alliance against the Right our main political priority for this year. On the 7th of April at the Secure Jobs Green Future Conference Sydney there is a panel plenary session on strategies for the left to which I will contribute as SEARCH […]

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Support the Burrup december 2nd

Support the Burrup december 2nd

In Darwin at Parliament House on Sunday December 2nd at 1pm our group will join the Global Stand Up for the Burrup. This campaign is to gain UNESCO World Heritage Listing for the Murujuga/Dampier. Please join us. Bring camera and post on facebook. Archipelago estimated to contain more than one million rock engravings (petroglyphs). A […]

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Burrup campaign

Burrup campaign

Next Stand Up for the Burrup 2nd December. Coalition for World Heritage Listing for the Murujuga/Dampier Archipelago Rock Art Precinct P. O Box 2529. Port Lincoln SA 5606 0432 618296 murujuga2012@gmail.com Dear Friend, This will serve to introduce the Coalition for World Heritage Listing for the Murujuga/Dampier Archipelago Rock Art Precinct. We are a coalition […]

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Stand Up for the Burrup 23rd september

Stand Up for the Burrup 23rd september

Be in the Global Stand Up for the Burrup. This Sunday 23rd September. Comrades and friends, sisters and brothers, please state where you are and let’s see how many Mobs world-wide on Sunday 23 September 2012 will send a message to the Australian government. In Darwin Parliament House 4pm – bring a camera and post […]

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Aboriginal voters decide NT election result

Aboriginal voters decide NT election result

Before the election I said Labor would win as it was not on the nose. I admit I had no idea of the ‘bush’ aboriginal vote and was talking about Darwin seats, where I was correct in that Labor held them. I now hear from Labor campaigners that they had been warning Chief Minister Henderson […]

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Frontier Wars, Class Wars, Imperialist Wars

Frontier Wars, Class Wars, Imperialist Wars

Frontier Wars, Class Wars, Imperialist Wars Talk by Humphrey McQueen at the Railway Club, Darwin, 17 July 2012. In paying acknowledgement to country I want to do more than mention custodianship and sovereignty. Too often those values are made to sound passive or legalistic. The reality is that across this continent and for more than […]

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Mourning

Mourning

Yolngu Nations Assembly and the Alyawaar Nation Should this Stronger Futures legislation pass through the Senate and become law, it will be a day of mourning for all Aboriginal peoples. This legislation will be the cause of great suffering in our hearts.(CW: Passed the Senate last night with Labor/Liberal together!) For those of us living […]

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More on disastrous NT Intervention

More on disastrous NT Intervention

NT intervention five years on: no dent in indigenous disadvantage by Professor Jon Altman and Dr Melinda Hinkson from the Australian National University On an unsealed road in central Australia one Saturday afternoon late last year, a police car flashes its lights and directs the driver of a non-descript sedan to pull over. The driver […]

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