Sydney Events: Coranderrk + Our Home 'Ngalpun Mudth' + Social Justice and Native Title Report

Sydney and NSW 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

Click on the links for details of the events ...

Event: 7 December 2013 to 3 January 2014: Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW
Coranderrk
By Andrea James & Giordano Nanni; Director Isaac Drandic
"A definitive story from our neglected Indigenous history."
Venue: Belvoir St Theatre
"At a Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry in 1881,
the men and women of the Coranderrk Aboriginal Reserve
went head-to-head with the Aboriginal Protection Board.
Their goal was both simple and revolutionary: to be allowed
to continue the brilliant experiment in self-determination they
had pioneered for themselves on the scrap of country left to them."
Event details: http://belvoir.com.au/productions/coranderrk/
Event details: http://www.theblackbook.com.au/whatson_detail.asp?id=1205&si=0&mi=12&yi=...
Event details 17 Dec 13 Indigenous community showing of Coranderrk: http://www.theblackbook.com.au/whatson_detail.asp?id=1204&si=0&mi=12&yi=...

Event: 11 to 14 December 2013: Eveleigh, Sydney, NSW
Our Home 'Ngalpun Mudth'
NAISDA End of Year Show
Venue: Carriageworks
"Ngalpun Mudth ('Our Home' in the Kala Lagaw Ya language of
Moa Island in the Torres Strait) looks closely at cultural heritage
and explores our relationship with the land, the sea and
how we carry 'our home' with us wherever we go."
Event details: http://www.carriageworks.com.au/?page=Event&event=NAISDA-END-OF-YEAR-SHOW
Event details: http://www.theblackbook.com.au/whatson_detail.asp?id=1212&si=0&mi=12&yi=...

Event: Fri 13 December 2013: Sydney, NSW
Launch of the Social Justice and Native Title Report 2013
Presenter: Mick Gooda, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner
'Rights, Relationships and Responsibility- an agenda for change'
Event details: https://www.humanrights.gov.au/news/events/launch-social-justice-and-nat...
RSVP: by Friday, 6 December 2013
WGAR Background Mabo and Native Title: http://indymedia.org.au/2012/07/02/background-to-mabo-and-native-title

Event: 17 January 2014: Redfern, Sydney, NSW
John Pilger's documentary film, 'Utopia'
"A premiere in the Sydney indigenous community at Redfern Community Centre"
"When I began filming this secret Australia 30 years ago,
a global campaign was under way to end apartheid in South Africa.
Having reported from South Africa, I was struck by the similarity
of white supremacy and the compliance and defensiveness of
liberals. Yet no international opprobrium, no boycotts, disturbed
the surface of "lucky" Australia." John Pilger, Guardian
Event details: http://johnpilger.com/
Event details: http://johnpilger.com/articles/a-new-john-pilger-film-utopia-is-now-show...
Event details: http://thestringer.com.au/john-pilger-utopia-launches-in-australia-in-ja...
'Utopia' film reviews: http://johnpilger.com/articles/utopia-reviews
WGAR Background to 'Utopia' film: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/11/23/wgar-news-interview-john-pilger-expos...

Event: 21-23 January and on Australia Day, 26 January 2014: Sydney, NSW
John Pilger's documentary film, 'Utopia'
Australia launch at "Museum of Contemporary Arts (MCA) in Sydney"
"Utopia, John Pilger’s new film set for release (in the United Kingdom)
in November, examines the worsening oppression of Aboriginal
people in Australia." Paddy Gibson, an associate producer of Utopia
Event details: http://johnpilger.com/
Event details: http://johnpilger.com/articles/a-new-john-pilger-film-utopia-is-now-show...
Event details: http://thestringer.com.au/john-pilger-utopia-launches-in-australia-in-ja...
'Utopia' film reviews: http://johnpilger.com/articles/utopia-reviews
WGAR Background to 'Utopia' film: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/11/23/wgar-news-interview-john-pilger-expos...

Event: 10-14 February 2014: Kensington, Sydney, NSW
The Diplomacy Training Program (DTP) and Oxfam Australia will be holding an
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Youth Human Rights and Advocacy Summit
"Are you a young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person aged 18-25?
Are you passionate about positive change in your communities?
Are you passionate about the rights of your mob?
Do you want to know more about human rights and why it's important to you?"
"Applications close Friday 6 December 2013."
University of New South Wales
Event details: http://www.snaicc.org.au/news-events/fx-view-article.cfm?loadref=32&id=1255
Event details: http://www.amnesty.org.au/actsnsw/event/33553/
Flyer: http://www.amnesty.org.au/images/uploads/events/2013-108_ATSIP_DTP_Youth...

Event: 14 February 2014: Sydney, NSW
Tenth anniversary of TJ Hickey death
Indigenous Social Justice Association (ISJA)
"Next year, on February 14, will be the 10th anniversary of the
killing of the young Aboriginal man, TJ Hickey, as a consequence
of the pursuit by the then Redfern police. For nine long years,
the Hickey family has been campaigning for justice and for the
proper legal punishment of those directly responsible for TJ’s death."
"We would like to invite you and your organisation to assist both
the Hickey family and ISJA to make this 10th anniversary rally
and march the biggest to date."
Event details: https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/55504

See also these upcoming events:

Koori Centre - The University of Sydney: Other News and Events 2013
[scroll down page] http://sydney.edu.au/koori/news/other.shtml

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