On September 20, 2002 the Ngarrindjeri Nation of South Australia finally got some justice. National media reported the discovery of the 200-year-old bones of a woman and her baby daughter… Read more »
From high school rebel to Socialist Alliance leader: Talking with Sam Watson
Sam Watson headed the Socialist Alliance Senate ticket in Queensland at the last Federal election. The ticket attracted a very credible 8,965 votes. After the elections, Alison Thorne, who headed… Read more »
Salt water people versus corporate fishing giants: Unite to back their sea rights fight.
In March this year, a summit of Torres Strait Islanders resolved to ban commercial fishing in their “sea country” and this ban could soon extend across northern Australia. While not… Read more »
Finish the fight to stop Jabiluka!
The fight to stop the Jabiluka uranium mine is close to victory. Rio Tinto, the new owner which took over North Limited, has announced that the mine will not be… Read more »
In Denial: The Stolen Generations and the Right
Robert Manne has for many years been associated with anti-communism and a trenchant opposition to the Left in Australia. This has led to a tendency among leftists to dismiss him… Read more »
Self-determination for West Papua!
History is repeating itself in West Papua. After finally being forced to reverse course on East Timor, both the Howard Government and the Labor opposition have been gripped by another… Read more »
Charles Perkins: a life of commitment
Doctor Charles Nelson Perrurle Perkins died in a Sydney hospital on 18 October 2000 from complications arising from a kidney transplant which he received in 1972. He was 64 years… Read more »
Beyond Reconciliation: Fight for real justice for Aborigines
On Sunday, December 3, 2000, six hundred thousand people came out for Melbourne’s Walk for Reconciliation. Perth also had its biggest-ever rally that day, ending a year of similarly spectacular… Read more »
Jack Davis: Indigenous leader & playwright
Jack Davis, poet, playwright, actor and Aboriginal activist, died on 17 March at the age of 83. He leaves an extraordinary legacy. Born in 1917, Jack lived for a period… Read more »
These Lands Were Never Empty: Indigenous revolt against the remnants of European colonialism
Aa kateaki auti aika a nangi ni bubura, aika a nangi n raoiroi, Iao ngai, au auti, e a tewenakoaki – E a kaakaki, ao e a tiku – ti… Read more »