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Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Mabo Day On Sunday 3 June 2018, Deakin Edge, Federation Square.

Koorie Heritage Trust

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To create a society that embraces diversity and inclusion, it is critical that truth telling, the history of colonisation and its impact on Aboriginal people is fully known.   Victoria’s leading Indigenous organisation, the Koorie Heritage Trust...
koorie heritage trust – reopening monday 6 july

Koorie Heritage Trust – reopening Monday 6 July

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The Koorie Heritage Trust (KHT) is to delighted to announce that it will re-open to the public on Monday 6 July 2020. Adhering to the Victorian Chief Health Officer’s guidelines, KHT will implement a range...
first nations people with disability issues paper

First Nations People with Disability issues paper

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The latest issues paper released by the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability seeks information about the experiences of First Nations people with disability. Data shows that a disproportionate...
reconciliation?

Reconciliation?

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I’m a Palawa man from Tasmania. I’ve travelled all across Australia, meeting Indigenous communities to hear their human rights concerns. It really hurts when Indigenous leaders tell me how governments are sending 10-year-old kids to...
mabo day to be marked online in port phillip

Mabo Day to be marked online in Port Phillip

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Port Phillip Council, together with the Boon Wurrung Foundation, will mark Mabo Day remotely this year with a series of online events. Mabo Day is the anniversary of the courageous achievements of Edward "Eddie"...
three years on from uluru, we must lift the blindfolds of liberalism to make progress

Three years on from Uluru, we must lift the blindfolds of liberalism to make...

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Image: Wes Mountain/The Conversation The Uluru Statement from the Heart offered a new compact with all Australians that would reset our national identity and enhance our political legitimacy. But its poetic vision and pragmatism proved its death...
sunday essay: voices from the bush – how lockdown affects remote indigenous communities differently

Sunday essay: voices from the bush – how lockdown affects remote Indigenous communities differently

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Crystal Bulumbara, Esther Bulumbara, Claire Smith and Nell Brown. Barunga community, Northern Territory. July 2019. Narritj, Author provided (No reuse) What does self-isolation mean when you live in one of Australia’s most remote Aboriginal communities? What...
first nations artist depicts disability royal commission story

First Nations artist depicts Disability Royal Commission story

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Wiradjuri Elder and artist Paul Constable Calcott has depicted the story of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability in stunning new artwork. Titled 'Respectful Listening' the artwork illustrates the...
tall ship tales: oral accounts illuminate past encounters and objects, but we need to get our story straight

Tall ship tales: oral accounts illuminate past encounters and objects, but we need to...

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Two Dharawal men opposing Cook’s arrival at Kurnell.  Wikimedia Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this article contains images and names of deceased people. In the early Sydney colony, newcomers commonly quizzed Indigenous locals about...
koorie heritage trust – affirmation exhibition

koorie heritage trust – affirmation exhibition

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Affirmation. A proposition that is true. Affirmation is a major exhibition that explores truth-telling through a First Nations lens at the Koorie Heritage Trust, Thursday 23 April until Sunday 26 July 2020. First Nations people, their stories and...