Western Australia

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

WA events: Perth forum to look at issues and solutions on out-of-home care + SNAICC Training Workshop: 'Through Young Black Eyes'

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

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Event: 4 June 2014: Perth, WA
Ways of working with Aboriginal people - Part 2
"This training is part of the Strong spirit strong mind training
program provided by the Drug and Alcohol Office (DAO) of
Western Australia. To attend Part 2 training, participants
are required to have attended Ways of working with

WGAR News: From my father's death bed to the must-do to end the suicides: Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer

Newsletter date: 31 May 2014

Contents:

* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: From my father’s death bed to the must-do to end the suicides
* Geoff Bagnall, The Stringer: Scullion hits out at Traditional Owners [Courtesy of The National Indigenous Times]
* Dr Woolombi Waters, The Stringer: Woolombi Waters says "let’s listen"
* Background to Suicide and Self-harm in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Communities

* NACCHO: Aboriginal controlled health services can close the gap in employment
* NACCHO: Alliance sets sights on final elimination of blinding trachoma in Central Australia

WGAR News: "What about our sacred sites?": Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer

Newsletter date: 29 May 2014

Contents:

* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: "What about our sacred sites?"
* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: Dissenting voices rise against single largest native title offer
* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: Toogarr Morrison says it's Bibbullmun and not Noongar
* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: Marianne Mackay backs Toogarr Morrison - "we're Bibbullmun, not Noongar"
* Background to the Nyoongar Tent Embassy, Heirisson Island (Matagarup), Perth, WA
* Background to Mabo and Native Title

* GERRY GEORGATOS, THE STRINGER: "WHAT ABOUT OUR SACRED SITES?"

WGAR News: Gomeroi Grandmothers warn of a new stolen generation: Emma Lancaster, The Wire; featuring Aunty Hazel

Newsletter date: 28 May 2014

Contents:

* Mon 26 May 2014 - National Day of Action Marking National Sorry Day: Stop Ongoing Stolen Generations!
* Wed 28 May 2014 - Alice Springs Forum marking National Sorry Day: The NT Intervention & The New Stolen Generation

* Debra Swan, The Guardian: Why I chose to quit my job in Aboriginal child protection

* Michael Safi, The Guardian: Sorry Day rallies call for changes to state child-protection regimes

* Emma Lancaster, The Wire: Gomeroi Grandmothers warn of a new stolen generation

WGAR News: SBS TV: Watch John Pilger's 'Utopia', on Saturday 31st May 2014, 8:35pm SBSONE

Newsletter date: 27 May 2014

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

* johnpilger.com : UTOPIA, JOHN PILGER'S LATEST FILM, TO BE BROADCAST ON SBS AUSTRALIA ON 31 MAY

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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."

Perth events: National Day of Action Marking National Sorry Day: Stop Ongoing Stolen Generations!

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

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Event: 26 May 2014: various locations in Australia
National Sorry Day
"National Sorry Day is an annual day of
commemoration and remembrance of all those
who have been impacted by the government
policies of forcible removal that have
resulted in the Stolen Generations." NSDC
"National Sorry Day is a reminder of the

WGAR News: Petition for a commission: dump the Muckaty dump plan: Beyond Nuclear Initiative

Newsletter date: 16 May 2014

Contents:

* Beyond Nuclear Initiative: Petition for a commission: dump the Muckaty dump plan
* CommunityRun Petition: Dump the Muckaty Dump: Its time for responsible radioactive waste management
* NuclearFreeNT, YouTube: MUCKATY Television Advertisment
* Beyond Nuclear Initiative: May 25 Rally: No nuclear waste dump at Muckaty
* Background to the proposed Muckaty nuclear waste dump in NT

* The Wire - West Arnhem Regional Council: Our environmental achiever [Featuring Alice Eather]

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