It’s almost as if Australian audiences wouldn’t be able to identify who they are meant to be for or against if none of them were white
“Do you think Aboriginal people have been helped to survive to this point because of white people?”
Indigenous screen industry veterans and emerging artists gathered at Carriageworks this week in Redfern to celebrate 25 years of Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department’.
Tony Abbott, our former PM and former self-declared Prime Minister for Indigenous Affairs, and Minister for Women, is now a ‘special envoy’ to the PM on Indigenous Affairs.
Five must read books by sovereign authors recommended by Karen Wyld.
History is all around us, so is the denialism of true history. A monument to John Batman at Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market is yet another example.
My father’s life, with all of its suffering, hardship and pain may have been orchestrated by the government with the intention to wipe him, his people and culture out. But for our family, the government didn’t win. While my father and his children live on, our culture will never die, be silenced or erased.
Fraser Anning’s “Final Solution” speech, demonstrates that the close minded and ignorant have more to learn from the world, than the world has to learn from them.
Stolen Generations and their descendants have been telling us for many years about the extent of trauma caused by the forced removal of children from families. Today we publish statistical evidence of that lived experience and the pain our people have had to endure over a lifetime.
Fraser Anning’s speech is the latest step in a downward spiral towards blatant racism and intolerance in Australian politics.