Northern Territory Intervention

Canberra events: John Pilger's 'Utopia' + CAEPR ANU Seminars + AIATSIS Indigenous Studies Conference

Canberra Aboriginal rights events for your diary

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Updated Event: Sun 16 March 2014: Canberra, ACT
John Pilger's documentary film, 'Utopia'
The Arc Cinema, NFSA's Acton headquarters
"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

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NSW Events: 'Utopia' + Uncle Brian Butler + Close the Gap Day + Aboriginal Rights; Rebuild the Fight

Sydney and NSW Aboriginal rights events for your diary

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New Events: 13-14, 17-18, 20-22, 26, March 2014; 28 June 2014:
Various locations around Australia including:
Perth, Newcastle University, Macquarie University, Parramatta,
Kalgoorlie, Sydney, Armidale, Auckland, Dunedin, Newcastle,
Murray Bridge, Mount Victoria NSW, Epping, Ryde
John Pilger's documentary film, 'Utopia'

WGAR News: Michael Mansell talks TREATY - Brisbane Blacks interview: Aboriginal Provisional Government

Newsletter date: 7 March 2014

Contents:

* Aboriginal Provisional Government: Michael Mansell talks TREATY - Brisbane Blacks interview
* Let's Talk's Tiga Bayles interviews Aunty Lilla Watson and Mary Graham about Treaties and Constitutional Recognition
* Let's Talk's Tiga Bayles interviews Chris Graham about Warren Mundine’s Treaty comments, Utopia by John Pilger and Constitutional Recognition
* Background to Treaties with Aboriginal Sovereign Nations of Australia
* Background to Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Victoria events: 'In the Absence of Treaty' book-launch & 'Utopia' + Tunnerminnerwait & Maulboyheenner

Melbourne and Victoria Aboriginal rights events for your diary

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Updated Event: Thu 6 March 2014:
'concerned Australians': In the Absence of Treaty Waurn Ponds (VIC) Book launch
in conjunction with the screening of Utopia,
John Pilger’s film on Aboriginal Australia (entry free)
Venue: Peter Thwaites Lecture Theatre, Deakin University
Organised by:
* Geelong One Fire Reconciliation Group,

The under-representation of Aboriginal people in the Media

The under-representation of Aboriginal people in the Media.

By Paul O'Hanlon

As someone who has taken a keen interest in Australian films and TV series over the years I feel that Aborigines are under-represented in Australian media as they are in so many other aspects of Australian life. One 2006 study found that while no newspaper managers interviewed believed their papers were racist most Aboriginal interviewees believed that mainstream newspapers ‚Äúfailed Aborigines dismally‚ÄĚ .

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Canberra events: John Pilger's documentary film, 'Utopia' + Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages

Canberra Aboriginal rights events for your diary

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Updated Event: Opening Thu 27 February 2014: Canberra, ACT
John Pilger's documentary film, 'Utopia'
Venue: Palace Electric
"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

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WGAR News: NT gov't to further cut bilingual education: Emma Murphy & Peter Robson, Green Left

Newsletter date: 24 February 2014

Contents:

* Emma Murphy & Peter Robson, Green Left: NT gov't to further cut bilingual education
* Jarvis Ryan: Bilingual education needs to be extended, not scrapped
* Alice Springs News: Indigenous education review: no more ‚Äėbiliteracy‚Äô; boarding for secondary students
* Background to the use of Aboriginal languages in NT schools (bilingual education)

* Padraic Gibson, The Guardian: Tony Abbott's cuts directly hurt Aboriginal children
* Clare Fester, Solidarity Online: Aboriginal grandmothers fight to stop new Stolen Generation

Perth and WA Events: John Pilger's 'Utopia' screening in Kalgoorlie and Perth + SNAICC Training

Perth and WA Aboriginal rights events for your diary

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New Events: 20-25, 27-28 February 2014; 2, 6-7, 10-11, 13-14, 16-18, 20, 26, 28 March 2014; 28 June 2014:
Various locations around Australia including:
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Bendigo, Geelong, Newcastle, Canberra,
Redfern, Kalgoorlie, Moree, Adelaide, Rozelle, UNSW, Cairns,
Waurn Ponds, Mona Vale, Uni of Western Sydney, Perth,

Victoria events: 'Utopia' screening in Bendigo, Geelong, West Melbourne & Waurn Ponds

Melbourne and Victoria Aboriginal rights events for your diary

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New Events: 18-25, 27-28 February 2014; 2, 6-7, 10-11, 13-14, 16-18, 20, 26, 28 March 2014:
Various locations around Australia including:
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Hebersham, Bendigo, Geelong, Newcastle, Canberra,
Redfern, Moree, Adelaide, Rozelle, UNSW, Cairns, Waurn Ponds, Mona Vale,