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On Roxby

On Roxby

Rethink Roxby: Our Uranium fuelled Fukashima Adelaide Voices, Opinion by David Noonan, Independent Environment Campaigner. Australia uranium fuelled the Fukashima nuclear disaster yet our governments have just approved the world’s largest uranium project in BHP Billiton’s proposed new open pit mine at Roxby Downs. “We can confirm that Australian obligated nuclear material was at the […]

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Rev Dr Djiniyini Gondarra against the 'Second Intervention

Rev Dr Djiniyini Gondarra against the ‘Second Intervention

Rev Dr Djiniyini Gondarra criticises Gillard’s ‘Second Intervention’ otherwise known as ‘Stronger Futures in the NT’, a new Commonwealth Government initiative from Minister Macklin that maintains key racists powers introduced through Howard’s NT Intervention. Dr Gondarra is a Senior Elder from Elcho Island. This message was screened in Sydney on Saturday December 3, at a […]

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Cooperation not intervention

Cooperation not intervention

Cooperation not intervention: a call for a new direction in the Northern Territory From ACOSS 23 November 2011 Aboriginal peak bodies, community welfare and public health groups from around the country are calling for a new direction in policies affecting Aboriginal Australians based on cooperation, not ‘intervention’. The groups support new investment in secure jobs […]

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More by Brian Manning on Gurindji

More by Brian Manning on Gurindji

Brian Manning cited in the NT MUA branch news november 2011. His full speech and poem cited earlier here http://chriswhiteonline.org/2011/09/2003/ “I took the photograph on the morning after I arrived in the Gurindji’s Camp in the dry bed of the Victoria River in august 1966. With the first load of food supplies to sustain the […]

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Oppose Gillard's Intervention

Oppose Gillard’s Intervention

Opposition in the NT to Gillard’s Second Intervention Joint statement from Intervention Rollback Action Group (Central Australia), Darwin Aboriginal Rights Coalition and Stop the Intervention Collective Sydney – Friday November 25 2011 ‘Stand against Macklin’s decade of discrimination – No second Intervention! The Labor government has introduced Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory legislation that […]

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Elliott Johnston speaks

Elliott Johnston speaks

Elliott Johnston’s title was ‘the rule of law’ but he soon turned to capitalism and politics and cites Don Dunstan and supports self-determination for aboriginal people, the environment and workers rights and more… Public Forum on the 5 October, 2004, to a packed Elder Hall University of Adelaide. Organised by Australian Options with the support […]

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'Red Silk'

‘Red Silk’

This earlier post was erased by a spam attack. Elliott Johnston has passed away. He is a working class hero.I was not able to attend the public celebration of his life in Elder Hall, Adelaide. You can get some idea of Elliott Johnston for those who did not know him in this book just published, […]

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Manning on Gurindji

Manning on Gurindji

Brian Manning’s speech on the 45th Anniversary of the Gurindji walk off and Gurindji Freedom day. I pay my respects to the heroes of the 1966 walk-off whose courage and faith in the Leadership and determination of Vincent Lingiari gave them the strength and will to challenge the authority of the Government and Welfare Department […]

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AT LAST A HOME! The Need For Public Housing: 2004

Update: In the debate on homelessness here I did not record the speech of Bob Day who wants to privatise the SA Housing Trust and drive down wages and defeat the building unions – now ex-Senator Day. In November 2016, there is worse homelessness and is not addressed by our political elite. Housing action groups […]

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