Western Australia

WGAR News: The Elders' Report into Preventing Indigenous Self-harm & Youth Suicide

Newsletter date: 18 April 2014

Contents:

* The Elders' Report into Preventing Indigenous Self-harm & Youth Suicide
* Culture is Life Campaign: Promoting community led solutions to Indigenous youth suicide
* Petition: Be Part of the Healing: Indigenous Youth Suicide Must End
* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: Elders across Australia say Governments need to listen to them on how to address youth suicide
* Audio regarding the Elders' Report [Includes 2SER, The Stringer on SoundCloud, NIRS, SBS News on SoundCloud & ABC]
* Video regarding the Elders' Report [Includes SBS & ABC]

Perth & WA Events: Women's Council Aboriginal family violence training + SNAICC Training Workshop

Perth and WA 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 ...

New Event: 2 May 2014: Alfred Cove, Perth, WA
Women's Council Aboriginal family violence training
"The Women's Council for Domestic and Family
Violence Services WA is organising this training.
... This year, the Council is offering the opportunity
to hear from some inspirational Aboriginal women
speak about violence in the community once more.

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

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

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

WGAR News: Lawyer and Social Justice group has good news for Muckaty Mob: CAAMA Radio

Newsletter date: 11 April 2014

Contents:

* Damien Williams & Paul Wiles, CAAMA Radio: Lawyer and Social Justice group has good news for Muckaty Mob ... [Featuring Natalie Wasley & Lizzie O'Shea]
* Background to the proposed Muckaty nuclear waste dump in NT

* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: Wiluna Martu peoples against uranium mining
* 3CR Community Radio Radioactive Show interviews Yvonne Margarula, Jacqui Katona & Jo Vallentine about the Jabiluka blockade
* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: Territory top of the mining ranks but bottom of barrel deal for First Peoples

WGAR News: Barriers to justice system faced by Indigenous Aussies revealed in report: SBS

Newsletter date: 10 April 2014

Contents:

* Joline Samawi, The Wire: Report reveals barries of access to law for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people [Featuring Dr. Warren Mundy]
* SBS: Barriers to justice system faced by Indigenous Aussies revealed in report

* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: Rosie Anne Fulton still languishing in prison - Government without moral compass

* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: Youth Justice Board will not succeed

* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: Mandatory Sentencing

WGAR News: Economic value of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations: NACCHO Report

Newsletter date: 7 April 2014

Contents:

* NACCHO at the National Press Club [Featuring speech by NACCHO's Chair Justin Mohamed]
* NACCHO Report: Economic value of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations
* Sky News: Indigenous health needs saving from cuts
* Sky News: Calls for indigenous health rethink

* SNAICC News: Aboriginal Children and Family Centres need funding certainty…now!
* SNAICC News: Adoption not an option for Aboriginal children in NSW

* Melissa Stoneham, The Conversation: Bad news: negative Indigenous health coverage reinforces stigma

WGAR News: Upcoming Aboriginal rights events around Australia - 54 events from 31 March 2014

Newsletter date: 31 March 2014

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 ...

New Events: 1, 2, 5, 7 April 2014; 26 May 2014; 28 June 2014:
Various locations around Australia including:
Illawarra premiere, Glebe, Sydney, Sydney Resistance Bookshop,
Avoca Beach, La Perouse, Ryde
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.

April 5, 2010 - Collateral Murder Tape - April 5, 2014, world's first WikiLeaks parliamentarian

April 5, 2010, WikiLeaks Publishing Organisation downloaded caches of hundreds of thousands of emails and the Collateral Murder Tape, bringing truth to the world. April 5, 2014, Western Australians will have the opportunity to elect the world's 1st WikiLeaks Party parliamentarian and bring truth in and to Government.

Please view this 53 second clip and then please consider sharing it far and wide, day in day out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=wF--bMVcpys

Much respect, Gerry

WGAR News: "Intellectually Impaired Aboriginal Peoples vs. the Justice System: A Story of Unfair Treatment"

Newsletter date: 26 March 2014

Contents:

* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: Call for Prime Ministerial Amnesty for 5,000 inmates

* Mikaela Simpson, CAAMA Radio: Intellectually Impaired Aboriginal Peoples vs. the Justice System: A Story of Unfair Treatment [Featuring Ian McKinley]
* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: Marlon Noble, Rosie Anne Fulton - but what about the others?
* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: Rosie Anne Fulton
* Articles and Petition about Aboriginal disabled people jailed without conviction

WGAR News: Bella Bropho of the Swan Valley Nyungah Community: Perth Indymedia Radio Show

Newsletter date: 24 March 2014

Contents:

* Perth Indymedia Radio Show: Bella Bropho of the Swan Valley Nyungah Community
* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: SWALSC CEO Glen Kelly calls for the return of the Nyungah Community's land
* Greens MLC Robin Chapple: Greens Appalled at Homes Torn Down at Swan Valley Nyungah Community in early morning
* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: Government racism razes Swan Valley Nyungah Community
* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: The community gather, Premier Barnett just say "YES"

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