There is escalating anger and resistance amongst sections of the local Indigenous community to a government attack on an Aboriginal school in Melbourne. Ballerrt Mooroop College is the only school in Melbourne explicitly for Indigenous students. In operation since 1996, it runs with the assistance of minimal government funding, and is now is having part of its school grounds appropriated for another school (Glenroy Special School).
The demolition of the gymnasium is scheduled for Friday, 17 December 2010 and we encourage all those who are able to picket to stop the bulldozers to defend the school on this day.
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