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Muckaty Traditional Owners at Federal Court in Melbourne for start of case against a nuclear waste dump on Aboriginal land

Muckaty Traditional Owner and hip-hop artist Kylie Sambo, seen here with supporters outside the Federal Court in Melbourne, and Traditional Owner Dianne Stokes were in town for the start of the long-awaited challenge to the nomination of of Aboriginal land at Muckaty as a site for Australia’s first national nuclear waste dump.

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

Melbourne events: Fragile First Impressions + 'Utopia' screenings + Film Real: Black Screen: 'Buckskin'

Melbourne and Victoria 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 Events: Reconciliation Week 27 May - 3 June 2014: Kew, Melbourne, Vic
Fragile First Impressions:
A Threatened Archive of Indigenous Reportage
The Daley Gallery
"Trinity Grammar and Warddeken Land Management invite
you to an informal afternoon of floor talks and musical
performance on Sun 1 June 2014."

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

Extradite Adriana Rivas - rally on steps of Parliament 24 May 2014

Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus was among the speakers at a rally and speakout on the steps of the Victorian Parliament House on Saturday 24 May.

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."

Victoria events: 'Utopia' screenings + Future Dreaming: Purpose, Passion & Power in Remote Indigenous Communities

Melbourne and Victoria 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: 17 May 2014: Upwey, Melbourne, Vic
John Pilger's documentary film, 'Utopia'
Venue: Black Box Room, Burrinja Cultural Centre
"Utopia is John Pilger's new feature documentary,
made for the cinema and ITV. Drawing on his long
association with the first people of Australia, his
homeland, Utopia is both an epic portrayal of the

WGAR News: Commission of Audit: Aboriginal health would suffer: NACCHO political alert

Newsletter date: 4 May 2014

Contents:

* NACCHO political alert: Commission of Audit: Aboriginal health would suffer
* NACCHO breaking news: Federal government Commission of Audit Indigenous programmes

* Tim Soutphommasane, Australian Human Rights Commission: No case for changing race laws, says Race Discrimination Commissioner
* Australian Human Rights Commission: Racial Discrimination: Commission responds to Exposure Draft
* Chris Slee, Green Left: Meeting discusses Racial Discrimination Act changes
* Delia Lawrie, Territory Labor: Territory Law Plan to Tackle Racism

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.

Melbourne events: 'White Face' by Carly Sheppard + Artist Forum: Megan Evans: Linkages, Knots and Graftings + 'Utopia'

Melbourne and Victoria 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: first Thursday of each month: Brunswick, Melbourne, Vic
Indigenous Social Justice Association - Melbourne (ISJA Melbourne)
Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month
Venue: Solidarity Salon
Event details: http://www.isja-msg.com/coming_events.htm

Event: 6-11 May 2014: Footscray, Melbourne, Vic
White Face by Carly Sheppard

Melbourne events: 'White Face' by Carly Sheppard + 'Utopia' Screenings in Footscray, Vermont & Upwey

Melbourne and Victoria 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: first Thursday of each month: Brunswick, Melbourne, Vic
Indigenous Social Justice Association - Melbourne (ISJA Melbourne)
Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month
Venue: Solidarity Salon
Event details: http://www.isja-msg.com/coming_events.htm

Event: 6-11 May 2014: Footscray, Melbourne, Vic
White Face by Carly Sheppard

WGAR News: Lest We Forget The Wars on Our Soil: Lovette Williams, The Wire; featuring Michael Anderson

Newsletter date: 26 April 2014

Contents:

* Euahlayi Peoples Republic: Euahlayi Rates dispute subpoena is 'oppressive' for the Crown: NSW Supreme Court
* Background to the Aboriginal sovereignty movement

* Lovette Williams, The Wire: Lest We Forget The Wars on Our Soil [Featuring Michael Anderson]
* Michael Mansell, Aboriginal Provisional Government: ANZAC celebrations hide Australia's shame - double standards on historic sacrifice- no monuments or holidays for the Aboriginal fallen
* Carolyn Webb, The Age: City of Melbourne plans memorial to indigenous men executed in 1842

WGAR News: Anzac Day - Undeclared Frontier Wars Remembrance March, Canberra, ACT

Newsletter date: 21 April 2014

Contents:

* Anzac Day - Undeclared Frontier Wars Remembrance March [Canberra, ACT]
* Sarah Martin, The Wire: Henry Reynolds talks about Australia's Forgotten War
* ABC RN Hindsight: Warriors in a forgotten war: Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheneer
* Michael Green: Lest we remember

* Alexandra Smith, SMH: Aboriginal history "crucial" for national curriculum, says schools submission
* Dawn Casey, The Guardian: Warren Mundine, of course science needs an Indigenous perspective

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

Melbourne events: Aboriginal Freedom Fighter Lex Wotton breaks his silence + Gary Foley: 'A Black life'

Melbourne and Victoria 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: Thu 17 & Sat 19 April 2014: University of Melbourne, Vic
Aboriginal Freedom Fighter Lex Wotton breaks his silence at Marxism 2014
Marxism 2014 Conference: http://www.marxismconference.org/
"Lex Wotton, the heroic Palm Islander who was jailed
after leading protests against racist police violence,