No mention in Gillard's address of first Australians and owners of this countrySubmitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 26/06/2010 - 1:58pm
By Richard Downs, spokesperson for Alyawarr people and organiser for the
July gathering of elders and leaders:
"In Julia Gillard's address to the nation, there was no mention of the
first Australians and owners of this country on the way forward.
"She did mention how wonderfully the previous PM Kevin Rudd's apology
to the first Australians was given. Little does she know this has all
been a farce and now gone by the way side, blown across all directions
with the wind.
"Until the new PM acknowledges the racism and discrimination policy