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The betrayal of our children – the Northern Territory

By Gerry Georgatos - Courtesy of The Stringer and The National Indigenous Times - http://thestringer.com.au/ and http://nit.com.au/ Children in the Northern Territory are three times more likely to die before they turn five years of age than children born into the suburbs of Melbourne and Sydney. But when the data is disaggregated, the Northern Territory’s First Nations children, who are nearly half the Northern Territory child population, fare dramatically worse.

We were not put on this Earth to bury our children, but in the Northern Territory, this is what is happening.

WGAR News: Upcoming Aboriginal rights events around Australia - 83 events from 2 June 2014

Newsletter date: 2 June 2014

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

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Event: Until at least 31 May 2014: Woden, Canberra, ACT
People are Legends:
Focusing on the literary works of Kevin Gilbert (1933-1993)
2014 Heritage Festival
Venue: ACT Heritage Library, first floor of Woden Library
"ACT Heritage Library can now confirm the
exhibition is up until at least the end of May"
"Follow the creative journey of local identity Kevin Gilbert

NT events: Barunga festival + SNAICC Training Workshop: 'Through Young Black Eyes' + Kids in Culture: Strong, Proud, Resilient

Northern Territory 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

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Event: 6 - 9 June 2014: Barunga, NT
Barunga festival
"The festival benefits the community of Barunga and the
people of the region economically, socially and culturally. ...
In 1988, as the rest of Australia was celebrating 200 years
of white settlement, Barunga was the site of Aboriginal
leaders coming together, and presenting Prime Minister

WGAR News: Upcoming Aboriginal rights events around Australia - 87 events from 17 May 2014

Newsletter date: 17 May 2014

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

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New Event: Fri 16 May - Sun 25 May 2014: Enmore, NSW
Freedom Ride
"This powerful interactive play is set in the revolutionary '60s.
It investigates a pivotal event in Australia’s history:
the Australian Freedom Ride. This student action stirred up
key questions about racism and indigenous rights, and is
regarded as a turning point in race relations in Australia."

NT events: No nuclear waste dump at Muckaty + National Day of Action Marking National Sorry Day

Northern Territory 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

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New Event: 25 May 2014: Tennant Creek, NT
Community rally and concert: No nuclear waste dump at Muckaty
"All welcome to join the community rally in Tennant Creek on
May 25, or send a banner of support to be included in the
march. This day marks 7 years since the Northern Land
Council nominated a site on Muckaty to be assessed for a

NT events: 'Bridging the Gap Seminars' + Forum marking National Sorry Day: NT Intervention & New Stolen Generation

Northern Territory 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

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Updated Event: Thursday evenings: Alice Springs, NT
IRAG Meetings: Arid Lands Environment Centre,
cnr Lindsay Ave & Warburton St, Mparntwe-Alice Springs
Organiser: IRAG: Intervention Rollback Action Group
Event summary: http://rollbacktheintervention.wordpress.com/

WGAR News: Upcoming Aboriginal rights events around Australia - 70 events from 1 May 2014

Newsletter date: 1 May 2014

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

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New Events: 4, 13, 17, 26, 31 May 2014; 28 June 2014:
Various locations around Australia including:
Newcastle Resistance Centre NSW, Vermont Vic, Upwey Vic,
La Perouse NSW, Australia SBS Television, Ryde NSW
John Pilger's documentary film, 'Utopia'
"When I began filming this secret Australia 30 years ago,
a global campaign was under way to end apartheid in South Africa.

Northern Territory events: Why Warriors Presents 'Bridging the Gap Seminars' + Barunga festival

Northern Territory 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

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Updated Event: Thursday evenings: Alice Springs, NT
IRAG Meetings: Arid Lands Environment Centre,
cnr Lindsay Ave & Warburton St, Mparntwe-Alice Springs
Organiser: IRAG: Intervention Rollback Action Group
Event summary: http://rollbacktheintervention.wordpress.com/

WGAR News: Upcoming Aboriginal rights events around Australia - 67 events from 12 April 2014

Newsletter date: 12 April 2014

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

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New Event: 3-30 April 2014: Woden, Canberra, ACT
People are Legends:
Focusing on the literary works of Kevin Gilbert (1933-1993)
2014 Heritage Festival
Venue: ACT Heritage Library, first floor of Woden Library
"Follow the creative journey of local identity Kevin Gilbert
through this multimedia exhibition curated by his constant

Darwin & Nhulunbuy events: Why Warriors Presents 'Bridging the Gap Seminars'

Northern Territory 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

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Updated Event: 29 & 30 April 2014: Darwin, NT
Why Warriors Presents
Bridging the Gap Seminars
"Many people want to know why the crisis in many
Aboriginal communities seems so hard to change,
others ask how they can be involved in practical
reconciliation. Some want tounderstand more
about an original Australian culture and its people,

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