Tag Archives: Back to his country

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“And from all the lands on earth we come” by Suresh Rajan February 14th, 2014 What can bring together a Palestinian/Egyptian, a Lebanese/Australian, a Bangladeshi, an Iranian, an Indian/Kenyan, a Pakistani and others to discuss their formative years? That almost sounds like the … Continue reading

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400 suicides of ATSI peoples in last three years by Gerry Georgatos January 25th, 2014 Image – http://www.nacchocommunique.com Last year, I aggregated Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) hospital collated data on reported suicides of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples – 996 suicides … Continue reading

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Pilger unleashed! On Thursday 23rd January I was a guest of Robert and Selina Eggington of the Dumbartung Corporation at a preview screening of the film “Utopia” by John Pilger. My thanks go to them and others at the screening for … Continue reading

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Recommended Viewing – Lurujarri Dreaming

Screened last Tuesday the 10th of December on NITV/SBS 2 Good news! Lurujarri Dreaming was broadcast on SBS 2/ NITV on the 10th of December – and will be available online via the SBS online catch-up service for 2 weeks … Continue reading

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It wasn’t even funny! by Suresh Rajan December 1st, 2013 Monty Panesar – Image, http://www.telegraph.co.uk Picture this: The Australian Cricket Board Chairman’s XI is playing against the visiting English team. The match is being played in Alice Springs. A spinner who has played … Continue reading

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ALSWA says hurry up & implement recommendations by Gerry Georgatos December 3rd, 2013 Dennis Eggington – Image, http://www.caama.com.au The Aboriginal Legal Services Western Australia (ALSWA) has endorsed a recent report by a parliamentary inquiry committee into police services and custodial situations. ALSWA CEO … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day!

Driving in the car on the way to kindergarten listening to Mum and Dad talking about intellectual property and land rights, a young man pipes up from the back seat “You can’t just take things from people, it’s just not … Continue reading

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