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

Newsletter date: 29 May 2014


* 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


"Deep into the eyes of racism" - Nyoongar Tent Embassy, Thursday March 22

Gerry Georgatos
Two of Nyoongar Tent Embassy's stalwarts had not been to the Embassy for more than a week. Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation's Robert Eggington and John Pell were in Perth city on planning duties for the March 28 Stolen Wages march and rally when Mr Eggington was urged on by a spiritual sense and looked at Mr Pell, "Johnny, lets go to the Embassy."


"Pay the Rent" - say Nyoongars - "Stronger Futures can go straight to hell"

Gerry Georgatos
With the Stronger Futures debacle in the Australian Senate the following could not be more timely. Nyoongar rights advocate and CEO of Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation, Robert Eggington has gathered together with several prominent Nyoongars, and a large number of the Nyoongar community, to announce their own Native Title proposals for the state government to consider.


From Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation - Stolen Wages Rally - March 28

To all Media networks

There will be a large gathering of Aboriginal People on
28 MARCH, 2012
at the corner of Riverside Drive and Victoria Avenue
for a march to Parliament House .

The march route will be up St Georges Terrace,
stopping momentarily at the Office of Premier and Cabinet.

At Parliament House the speakers will address issues such as


WA primary school in race row - Back to the 1950s!

Gerry Georgatos

A Western Australian primary school principal has taken the state back forty years with a race row after he targeted all the Aboriginal students in trying to address misbehaviour.

The northern Perth primary school of Neerabup was the talk of its local communities when on Friday, March 1, its principal Brett Lewis tried to address alleged discipline problems by ordering to a special meeting all Aboriginal children from Years 3 to 7 - all of them together.

Nyoongar Tent Embassy - 1 Nyoongar Way, Mattagarup - the story to date

Police move in to smash the spirit of Nyoongar Tent Embassy

Gerry Georgatos

Following Thursday evening when 60 police officers marched into Nyoongar Tent Embassy to pull down and confiscate tents, and which included an arrest, the Western Australian police force flexed its muscle once again on the Friday afternoon on behalf of the Perth City Council and the Barnett state government.