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Join us on the Aboriginal Spiritual Pilgrimage

May 13, 2014

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The Aboriginal Spiritual Pilgrimage provides an opportunity to visit some of the most sacred Aboriginal sites in NSW, including Lake Mungo National Park, Mt Grenville Cave, Mutawintji National Park and engage with the remote Aboriginal community of Menindee. Throughout our journey you will gain a unique insight into one of the world’s oldest living cultures […]

Remembering Conaci and Dirimera

August 21, 2013

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A reflection on the anniversary of Dirimera’s death, Graeme Mundine It was some time in the early 1990s when I first heard the story of two young Nyungar boys, Francis Xavier Conaci and John Baptist Dirimera. The boys became Benedictine monks and were taken from New Norcia in West Australian to Europe in 1849. Gabby Willaway, […]

Decision to Discriminate: Aboriginal Disempowerment in the Northern Territory

November 6, 2012

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A large crowd gathered in Glebe on Monday night to launch the latest book from ‘concerned Australians’ A Decision to Discriminate: Aboriginal Disempowerment in the Northern Territory.  Jeff McMullen, Graeme Mundine (see below for his speech) and Barbara Shaw all gave very moving talks about the impact of the NT Intervention and the importance of this […]

SECOND MEETING OF THE YOLNGU NATIONS ASSEMBLY

October 15, 2012

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SECOND MEETING OF THE YOLNGU NATIONS ASSEMBLY. The Yolnguw Makarr-Dhuni (Yolngu Nations Assembly) met over the weekend. Independently established 12 months ago in Galiwinku, the Yolngu Nations Assembly held its 2nd annual gathering in Maningrida from the 11th to the 13th of October. Male and Female representatives from East, Central and West Arnhem Land came […]

Launch of A Decision to Discriminate – Aboriginal Disempowerment in the Northern Territory

October 11, 2012

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Dear friends, You are invited to the Sydney launch of: A Decision to Discriminate – Aboriginal Disempowerment in the Northern Territory To be launched by Graeme Mundine, Deni Langman and Jeff McMullen Monday, November 05, 2012 / 6.00 for 6.30pm Venue: gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe – the event is free, but please book […]

Disputes discarded in desire to draw back Aboriginal Catholics

February 1, 2012

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IN THE 1990s, indigenous Catholics from inner city suburbs such as Redfern,  Waterloo, Alexandria and Newtown helped keep the community’s two churches full. Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/disputes-discarded-in-desire-to-draw-back-aboriginal-catholics-20120116-1q37s.html#ixzz1l5ShIb5W  

Deaths in Custody Campaign

October 6, 2011

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Brisbane’s Catholic Justice and Peace Commission and the Archdiocesan Murri Ministry Team joined together to launch a campaign to get Government action to address on-going Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander deaths in custody. The campaign was launched last Wednesday evening at Musgrave Park, South Brisbane, on the anniversary of the death in custody of a […]