Background to the Northern Territory (NT) Intervention

Last updated: 27 May 2014

WGAR News: SBS TV: Watch John Pilger's 'Utopia', on Saturday 31st May 2014, 8:35pm SBSONE (27 May 14)
http://indymedia.org.au/2014/05/27/wgar-news-sbs-tv-watch-john-pilgers-u...
"Contents:
* johnpilger.com : Utopia, John Pilger's latest film, to be broadcast on SBS Australia on 31 May
* Chris Graham, New Matilda: Utopia: The Inside Story
* The Stringer: A long way to go for 'Utopia'
* Background to 'Utopia', John Pilger's documentary film about Aboriginal people in Australia
* Background to the Northern Territory (NT) Intervention"

WGAR News: 'concerned Australians': Survey of Aboriginal Adults residing outside the Northern Territory on The Intervention and Stronger Futures Legislation, Constitutional Change and Treaties (30 Apr 14)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2014/04/29/wgar-news-police-checks-targeting-abo...

WGAR News: [Alice Springs] March against Racial Laws and Racist Policing: CAAMA Radio (30 Mar 14)
http://indymedia.org.au/2014/03/29/wgar-news-alice-springs-march-against...

WGAR News: Interview with John Pilger on 'Utopia: an Epic Struggle of Resistance': Radio New Zealand (17 Mar 14)
http://indymedia.org.au/2014/03/16/wgar-news-interview-with-john-pilger-...

WGAR News: Assimilation and the Intervention: A Solidarity Online collection of articles (18 Feb 14)
http://indymedia.org.au/2014/02/17/wgar-news-assimilation-and-the-interv...

WGAR News: 'In the Absence of Treaty' speeches by Graeme Mundine, ACM Sydney & Dr John Falzon, St Vincent de Paul Society (16 Feb 14)
http://indymedia.org.au/2014/02/15/wgar-news-in-the-absence-of-treaty-sp...

WGAR News: Paddy Gibson associate producer of Utopia on the Redfern premiere and its wider impact: Perth Indymedia Radio Show (11 Feb 14)
http://indymedia.org.au/2014/02/11/wgar-news-paddy-gibson-associate-prod...

WGAR News: Robert and Selina Eggington, Rosalie Kunoth Monks and John Pilger speak about 'Utopia' (2 Feb 14)
http://indymedia.org.au/2014/02/01/wgar-news-robert-and-selina-eggington...

WGAR News: Rosalie Kunoth-Monks and John Pilger speak at the Australian premiere of 'Utopia' in Redfern (22 Jan 14)
http://indymedia.org.au/2014/01/21/wgar-news-rosalie-kunoth-monks-and-jo...

WGAR News: Change.org petition for 'Treaty' & 'In the Absence of Treaty' book-launches by 'concerned Australians' (21 Jan 14)
http://indymedia.org.au/2014/01/20/wgar-news-changeorg-petition-for-trea...

WGAR News: Mick Estens, The Stringer: Northern Territory Intervention = injustice, prejudice, inequality (30 Dec 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/12/29/wgar-news-sydney-melbourne-canberra-b...

WGAR News: Michael Brull, Overland literary journal: The media and the Intervention (9 Dec 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/12/09/wgar-news-dismantling-the-land-rights...

WGAR News: mp3bod: Jeff McMullen on the Northern Territory Intervention (7 Nov 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/11/07/wgar-news-smashing-the-myths-intervie...

WGAR News: Arguing the Intervention: Jon Altman, Journal of Indigenous Policy [Special Issue: Collection of 39 essays by Jon Altman on the NT Intervention] (17 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/17/wgar-news-arguing-the-intervention-jo...

'concerned Australians': Without Justice there can be no Reconciliation: http://www.concernedaustralians.com.au/

Creative Spirits: Northern Territory Emergence Response (NTER) - "The Intervention": http://www.creativespirits.info/aboriginalculture/politics/northern-terr...

Jumbunna - UTS: "Rebuilding from the Ground up" Alternatives to the NT Intervention: http://www.jumbunna.uts.edu.au/researchareas/alternatives.html

Equality Rights Alliance: Women's Experience of Income Management in the Northern Territory: http://www.equalityrightsalliance.org.au/projects/womens-experience-inco...

Our Generation: [A documentary film by Sinem Saban & Damien Curtis] http://ourgeneration.org.au/

ANTaR: Northern Territory Communities - Putting communities back in the driving seat
http://antar.org.au/campaigns/northern-territory-communities

IRAG (Intervention Rollback Action Group): Mparntwe - Alice Springs: http://rollbacktheintervention.wordpress.com/irag/

Respect and Listen: http://www.respectandlisten.org/

STICS (Stop the Intervention Collective Sydney): http://stoptheintervention.org/

Stand for Freedom: There can be no reconciliation without justice: http://standforfreedom.org.au/

Background to 'Utopia', John Pilger's documentary film about Aboriginal people in Australia (15 Jan 14)
http://indymedia.org.au/2014/01/15/background-to-utopia-john-pilgers-doc...

WGAR News: John Pilger: Utopia is one of the most urgent films I have made: The Guardian (12 Jan 14)
http://indymedia.org.au/2014/01/11/wgar-news-john-pilger-utopia-is-one-o...

WGAR News: How to support the Aboriginal people in their struggle for justice: JohnPilger.com (26 Dec 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/12/26/wgar-news-how-to-support-the-aborigin...

WGAR News: Interview - John Pilger exposes Australia's shocking secret in Utopia: Australian Times (24 Nov 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/11/23/wgar-news-interview-john-pilger-expos...

WGAR News: Yiŋiya speaks about Stronger Futures from Gapuwiyak (31 Oct 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/10/30/wgar-news-yi%C5%8Biya-speaks-about-st...

WGAR News: Our Generation - The Film [A documentary film by Sinem Saban & Damien Curtis] (31 Oct 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/10/30/wgar-news-yi%C5%8Biya-speaks-about-st...

WGAR News: Anti-Poverty Week: the first three 'concerned Australians' books are now available for download (14 Oct 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/10/13/wgar-news-anti-poverty-week-the-first...

WGAR News: 'concerned Australians': Dispossession is Poverty Poster (14 Oct 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/10/13/wgar-news-anti-poverty-week-the-first...

WGAR News: 'concerned Australians': Book Reviews [re NT Intervention and 'Stronger Futures'] (14 Oct 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/10/13/wgar-news-anti-poverty-week-the-first...

WGAR News: Paddy Gibson speaks about the NT Emergency Response and the successor "Stronger Futures" (4 Oct 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/10/03/wgar-news-paddy-gibson-speaks-about-t...

WGAR News: Stolen Futures: Paddy Gibson, Overland Literary Journal (29 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/28/wgar-news-stolen-futures-paddy-gibson...

WGAR News: Michael Brull, Tracker: Australia's pro-race discrimination commissioner [Featuring Tim Soutphommasane] (19 Sep 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/18/wgar-news-warren-mundine-the-white-sh...

WGAR News: The Wire: Another military-style Indigenous intervention? [Featuring Chairperson for NACCHO, Justin Mohamad] (17 Sep 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/17/wgar-news-arguing-the-intervention-jo...
[NACCHO: National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation]

WGAR News: Highlighting Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, Senate candidate for AFNPP First Nations Party (3 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/02/wgar-news-highlighting-rosalie-kunoth...

WGAR News: Highlighting Barbara Shaw, Aboriginal electoral candidate for the NT Australian Greens (2 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/02/wgar-news-highlighting-barbara-shaw-a...

WGAR News: Election 2013: Political Parties opposing the Northern Territory (NT) Intervention
[Featuring First Nations, The Greens, Socialist Alliance & Katter's Party.] (28 Aug 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/08/28/wgar-news-election-2013-political-par...

WGAR News: Respect and Listen: Interview with Barbara Shaw and Deni Langman - Bankstown, 23 Aug 2013 (27 Aug 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/08/26/wgar-news-lets-talk-interviews-jeff-m...

WGAR News: Respect and Listen: Interview by Jeff McMullen with Rosalie Kunoth-Monks on 22 Aug 2013 (27 Aug 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/08/26/wgar-news-lets-talk-interviews-jeff-m...

WGAR News: STICS videos from Friday's protest: Say no to Government Income Management
[Featuring Lee Rhiannon, Barbara Shaw, Paddy Gibson & Stuart Highway] (27 Aug 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/08/26/wgar-news-lets-talk-interviews-jeff-m...
[STICS: Stop the Intervention Collective, Sydney]

WGAR News: ABC Brisbane: Mornings with Annie Gaffney: Chris Graham rates Mal Brough and Jenny Macklin poorly on Indigenous Affairs (27 Aug 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/08/26/wgar-news-lets-talk-interviews-jeff-m...

WGAR News: CAAMA Radio: Arrende-Alyawarra Elder speaks out against intervention [Featuring Aunty Rosalie Kunoth Monks] (12 Aug 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/08/11/wgar-news-australias-first-nations-po...
[CAAMA: Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association]

WGAR News: Let's Talk's Tiga Bayles interviews Barbara Shaw about the NT Intervention (29 Jun 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/06/28/wgar-news-lets-talks-tiga-bayles-inte...

WGAR News: The NT Intervention - Six Years On: Barbara Shaw, New Matilda (23 Jun 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/06/23/wgar-news-the-nt-intervention-six-yea...

WGAR News: Entrenching the NT Intervention: what happened to the resistance?: Paddy Gibson, Solidarity Online (1 Aug 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/07/31/wgar-news-entrenching-the-nt-interven...

WGAR News: German Language: Artikel fuer Amnesty International Rundbrief Juli 2013: Sechster Jahrestag der NT Intervention (1 Aug 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/07/31/wgar-news-entrenching-the-nt-interven...

WGAR News: NAIDOC Week: Still Supporting Yolngu in Their Fight for Rights: 'concerned Australians' (8 Jul 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/07/08/wgar-news-naidoc-week-still-supportin...

WGAR News: Sixth Anniversary of the Intervention - Striking the Wrong Note: Michele Harris, 'concerned Australians' (20 Jun 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/06/19/wgar-news-sixth-anniversary-of-the-in...

WGAR News: CAAMA interviews Paddy Gibson about the rally marking the six year anniversary of the NT Intervention (29 Jun 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/06/28/wgar-news-lets-talks-tiga-bayles-inte...

WGAR News: What does a change of PM mean for Aboriginal people?: CAAMA interviews Michael Mansell (1 Jul 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/06/30/wgar-news-what-does-a-change-of-pm-me...
[Includes call for an end to the Northern Territory Intervention.]

WGAR News: Paddy Gibson, Solidarity Online: Six years of shame: Aboriginal assimilation and the NT Intervention (20 Jun 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/06/19/wgar-news-sixth-anniversary-of-the-in...

WGAR News: ACOSS, NWRN & St Vincent de Paul Society: Six years of the NT Intervention is six years too long (23 Jun 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/06/23/wgar-news-the-nt-intervention-six-yea...

agendaTracker: Bad Aunty: The truth about the NT intervention and the case for an independent media (By Chris Graham)
http://tracker.org.au/2012/07/bad-aunty/

WGAR News: Jon Altman and Susie Russell, Evidence Base Journal:
Too much 'Dreaming': Evaluations of the Northern Territory National Emergency Response Intervention 2007-2012 (19 Dec 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/12/19/wgar-news-government-cuts-a-major-blo...

WGAR News: Evaluating New Income Management in the Northern Territory: First Evaluation Report (4 Dec 12)
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/12/04/wgar-news-evaluating-new-income-manag...

WGAR News: Living Black's Marc Tong interviews Sylvie Ellsmore: Local Council Says No to Income Management (1 Jul 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/06/30/wgar-news-what-does-a-change-of-pm-me...

WGAR News: We have to stop the creation of another Stolen Generation: Paddy Gibson, The Guardian UK (13 Jun 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/06/12/wgar-news-we-have-to-stop-the-creatio...

WGAR News: Triple R - Melbourne Independent Radio: Audio: Kulja and Donna talk to Chips Mackinolty about the Northern Territory Intervention (4 Jun 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/06/03/wgar-news-speech-of-prominent-aborigi...

WGAR News: Ryde (Sydney) Launch of the Book: 'A Decision to Discriminate' & Film Screening of 'Our Generation' (23 May 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/05/22/wgar-news-keeping-them-home-what-have...

WGAR News: Shepparton (Victoria) Launch of the Book: 'A Decision to Discriminate - Aboriginal Disempowerment in the Northern Territory' (23 May 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/05/22/wgar-news-keeping-them-home-what-have...

WGAR News: Videos of speakers Graeme Mundine and Jeff McMullen at 'What’s really going on?' An update on NT Intervention (23 May 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/05/22/wgar-news-keeping-them-home-what-have...

WGAR News: Launch of 'A Decision to Discriminate: Aboriginal Disempowerment in the NT' (9 Nov 12)
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/11/09/wgar-news-launch-of-a-decision-to-dis...
[Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Murray Bridge Book Launches]

WGAR News: Blackett, Western Sydney launch of the book 'A Decision to Discriminate' (20 Feb 13)
http://www.indymedia.org.au/2013/02/20/wgar-news-blackett-western-sydney...

WGAR News: 'A Decision to Discriminate': Brisbane and Adelaide Book Launches + Darwin Introduction to the Book (3 Dec 12)
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/12/03/wgar-news-a-decision-to-discriminate-...

WGAR News: "Damning NT report shows income management must go" STICS (5 Oct 12)
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/10/05/wgar-news-damning-nt-report-shows-inc...
[STICS: Stop the Intervention Collective, Sydney]

WGAR News: "Report finds serious flaws in delivery of gov't services to NT Aboriginal communities" SNAICC News (30 Sep 12)
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/09/30/wgar-news-report-finds-serious-flaws-...
[SNAICC: Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care]

WGAR News: Anti-Intervention campaigners speak out over sacking of Olga Havnen: STICS (11 Nov 12)
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/11/11/wgar-news-anti-intervention-campaigne...
[STICS: Stop the Intervention Collective, Sydney]

WGAR News: Intervention laws pass the Senate; Dr Gondarra in High Court challenge (30 Jun 12)
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/06/30/wgar-news-intervention-laws-pass-the-...

CAAMA (Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association) - NT Intervention: http://caama.com.au/?s=NT+Intervention

Treaty Republic - NT Intervention: http://treatyrepublic.net/search/node/NT%20Intervention

Tracker - NT Intervention: http://tracker.org.au/tag/nt-intervention/

Crikey - NT Intervention: http://www.crikey.com.au/topic/nt-intervention/

New Matilda - northern territory intervention: http://newmatilda.com/tag/northern-territory-intervention

The Conversation - After the Intervention: http://theconversation.edu.au/pages/after-the-intervention

The Greens: Rachel Siewert: Ending the NT Intervention: http://rachel-siewert.greensmps.org.au/ntintervention
http://rachel-siewert.greensmps.org.au/portfolios/aboriginal-torres-stra...

Australian Human Rights Commission: Northern Territory 'Emergency Response' intervention: http://www.hreoc.gov.au/social_justice/intervention/index.html

Amnesty International Australia: Homelands: http://www.amnesty.org.au/indigenous-rights/homelands/

Intervention walk-off's Blog: http://interventionwalkoff.wordpress.com/

Stop the Intervention: Myths and Facts: 5 years of NT Intervention by statistics: http://stoptheintervention.org/facts

Green Left: Northern Territory intervention: myths and facts: http://www.greenleft.org.au/node/39732

WGAR News: Senator Nigel Scullion [Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs]: Labor bureaucracy fails Indigenous Australians (13 Nov 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/11/12/wgar-news-council-stops-darug-nation-...

Darwin Aboriginal Rights Coalition: http://darwinaboriginalrights.wordpress.com/

MAIC (Melbourne Anti-Intervention Collective): http://maicollective.blogspot.com/

Jobs with Justice: http://jobswithjustice.wordpress.com/

Students For Indigenous Rights - UQ: The Northern Territory Intervention: http://uqsir.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/stir-uq-intervention-intro-fact...

Defending Indigenous Rights: http://defendingindigenousrights.wordpress.com/

FAIRA; Human Rights Law Resource Centre; NACLC: Australia's compliance with CERD - Fact Sheet 2: Northern Territory Intervention: http://www.hrlrc.org.au/files/Fact-Sheet-2-NT-Intervention.pdf

Adelaide Stop the Intervention: http://www.stoptheintervention.com.au/

About WGAR News:
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/04/30/about-wgar-news-working-group-for-abo...

WGAR (Working Group for Aboriginal Rights): http://wgar.wordpress.com/

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See also:

Background to Aboriginal Community Living Area Land Reform in the Northern Territory (NT)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/04/12/background-to-aboriginal-community-li...

Background to 'Stronger Futures' new NT Intervention laws
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/04/22/background-to-stronger-futures-new-nt...

Background: Calls for 'Stronger Futures' laws to be subject to Human Rights scrutiny
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/07/07/background-calls-for-stronger-futures...

Background to support for the Yolngu statement and opposition to the 'Stronger Futures' laws
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/06/10/background-to-support-for-the-yolngu-...

Background to the Ampilatwatja Anti-Intervention Walk-off, Northern Territory (NT), Australia
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/06/21/background-to-the-ampilatwatja-anti-i...

Background to Income Management for APY Lands in South Australia
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/09/14/background-to-income-management-for-a...

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