indigenous

Queensland events: National Day of Action Marking National Sorry Day: Stop Ongoing Stolen Generations!

Brisbane and Queensland Aboriginal rights events for your diary

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

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Event: Sun 25 May 2014 (eve of Sorry Day): The Gap, Qld
Sorry Day Ceremony - Balaangala
Venue: In the Garden Space
"You are invited to join with the Balaangala Community Group
at their Sorry Day Ceremony to remember and pay respects
to the families and communities of the Stolen Generations"

WGAR News: Petition for a commission: dump the Muckaty dump plan: Beyond Nuclear Initiative

Newsletter date: 16 May 2014

Contents:

* Beyond Nuclear Initiative: Petition for a commission: dump the Muckaty dump plan
* CommunityRun Petition: Dump the Muckaty Dump: Its time for responsible radioactive waste management
* NuclearFreeNT, YouTube: MUCKATY Television Advertisment
* Beyond Nuclear Initiative: May 25 Rally: No nuclear waste dump at Muckaty
* Background to the proposed Muckaty nuclear waste dump in NT

* The Wire - West Arnhem Regional Council: Our environmental achiever [Featuring Alice Eather]

WGAR News: The must-do need to listen and trust if suicides crisis is to end: Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer

Newsletter date: 15 May 2014

Contents:

* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: The must-do need to listen and trust if suicides crisis is to end
* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: More confirmation of what everyone knows - WA's suicide prevention inadequate
* NIRS: WA Government slammed for 'failing' anti-suicide measures [Featuring Premature deaths and suicides researcher, Gerry Georgatos]
* ABC News: WA's suicide prevention strategy inadequate and poorly implemented, report finds
* ABC News: WA suicide rate higher than national average

WGAR News: Is Australia creating ANOTHER Stolen Generation?: Paddy Gibson chats with Paul Wiles on CAAMA Radio

Newsletter date: 14 May 2014

Contents:

* Paul Wiles, CAAMA Radio: Is Australia creating ANOTHER Stolen Generation? [Featuring Paddy Gibson, a researcher with Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning]
* Background to 'Keeping Them Home': Campaign against Forced Aboriginal Adoption in the NT

* ALSWA: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse - ALSWA assistance available NOW
* Background: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander responses to Royal Commission into child sexual abuse

WGAR News: Charter of the United Nations does not apply to Australia, claims Qld lawyer in Euahlayi 'rates case': SU

Newsletter date: 13 May 2014

Contents:

* Sovereign Union: Charter of the United Nations does not apply to Australia, claims Qld lawyer in Euahlayi 'rates case'

* Callum Clayton-Dixon, The Stringer: Treaties Are Agreements Between Equals
* Background to Treaties with Aboriginal Sovereign Nations of Australia

* Ray Jackson, Sovereign Union: ANZAC day: Black Diggers buck the given history of "white men's business"
* Annie Hastwell, The Wire: Tasmania's forgotten Black War [Featuring Dr Nicholas Clements]

WGAR News: Peak body questions reasoning behind proposed funding cuts to Aboriginal radio: CAAMA Radio

Newsletter date: 12 May 2014

Contents:

* National Indigenous Radio Service 'Weekly News In Review': Preview of the Federal budget and reaction to the Commission of Audit report
[Featuring Justin Mohamed, Les Malezer, Damian Griffis and Dawn Casey]

* CAAMA Radio: Peak body questions reasoning behind proposed funding cuts to Aboriginal radio [Featuring Dr Donna Oedegaard]
* CAAMA Radio: Veteran RIBS broadcaster Warren H Williams defends community broadcasting
* IRCA - Indigenous Remote Communications Association: Community Broadcasting Program supports essential media services

Queensland events: Sorry Day Ceremony: Balaangala + The evolution of storytelling + Launch of Stolen Wages DVD

Brisbane and Queensland Aboriginal rights events for your diary

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

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New Event: Sun 25 May 2014 (eve of Sorry Day): The Gap, Qld
Sorry Day Ceremony - Balaangala
Venue: In the Garden Space
"You are invited to join with the Balaangala Community Group
at their Sorry Day Ceremony to remember and pay respects
to the families and communities of the Stolen Generations"

NT events: 'Bridging the Gap Seminars' + Forum marking National Sorry Day: NT Intervention & New Stolen Generation

Northern Territory Aboriginal rights events for your diary

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

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Updated Event: Thursday evenings: Alice Springs, NT
IRAG Meetings: Arid Lands Environment Centre,
cnr Lindsay Ave & Warburton St, Mparntwe-Alice Springs
Organiser: IRAG: Intervention Rollback Action Group
Event summary: http://rollbacktheintervention.wordpress.com/

Canberra events: Literary works of Kevin Gilbert + Yolngu Studies Livestream Lecture Series + CAEPR Seminars

Canberra Aboriginal rights events for your diary

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

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Updated Event: Until at least 31 May 2014: Woden, Canberra, ACT
People are Legends:
Focusing on the literary works of Kevin Gilbert (1933-1993)
2014 Heritage Festival
Venue: ACT Heritage Library, first floor of Woden Library
"ACT Heritage Library can now confirm the
exhibition is up until at least the end of May"

WGAR News: Congress Urges Caution on Commission of Audit: National Congress of Australia's First Peoples

Newsletter date: 8 May 2014

Contents:

* National Congress of Australia's First Peoples: Congress Urges Caution on Commission of Audit
* Background to National Congress of Australia's First Peoples

* SNAICC News: Government must reject push towards mainstreaming in Indigenous Affairs
* SNAICC News: Health co-payment would be a setback for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: NAACHO

* NACCHO 2014 budget funding news: Aboriginal controlled health services get 12 month funding lifeline

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