WGAR News: Background to the Aboriginal sovereignty movement and the Aboriginal tent embassies

Newsletter date: 18 January 2013

Background info page:
Background to the Aboriginal sovereignty movement and the Aboriginal tent embassies:


* Aboriginal Sovereignty websites
(Last updated: 2 January 2013)

* Foundation Meeting of the Sovereign Union - National Unity Government (MR: 25 May 2012)
(Last updated: 25 May 2012)

* Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Canberra, ACT
(Last updated: 15 November 2012)

* Aboriginal Tent Embassy 40th Anniversary, Canberra, ACT
(Last updated: 22 December 2012)

* Brisbane Aboriginal Sovereign Embassy, Musgrave Park, South Brisbane, Qld
(Last updated: 15 January 2013)

* Bulahdelah Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Bulahdelah, NSW
(Last updated: 29 January 2010)

* Goomeroi Sovereign Tent Embassy, Moree, NSW
(Last updated: 22 September 2012)

* Nyoongar Tent Embassy, Heirisson Island, Perth, WA
(Last updated: 20 August 2012)

* Portland Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Market Square, Portland, Vic
(Last updated: 21 May 2012)

* Sandon Point Aboriginal Tent Embassy, north of Wollongong, NSW
(Last updated: 29 November 2012)

* Walmadan Tent Embassy, James Price Point, north of Broome, Kimberley Region, WA
(Last updated: 1 January 2013)

* Other Aboriginal Tent Embassies around Australia
(Last updated: 20 November 2012)

* Northern Murray-Darling Basin Aboriginal Nations (NBAN)
(Last updated: 25 November 2012)

* Western Australian Nuclear Free Alliance (WANFA)
(Last updated: 20 September 2012)

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