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September newsletter

September 2, 2014

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printed version of the ACM newsletter ACM Sydney newsletter To join the email list please email acm@sydneycatholic.org Thank you. Advertisements

Campaign for Treaty

August 26, 2014

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concerned Australians have recently released a new video highlighting the call for Treaty. Aboriginal Peoples have waited more than 200 years for formal and binding agreements with the Australian Government.  They want the opportunity to take control over their lives and to determine their futures through legal agreements, compacts, covenants or treaties established in law […]

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 […]

Justice

March 12, 2014

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The following reflection on Justice is written by Michele Harris from ‘concerned Australians’. Michele is responding to an article in the SMH by Sol Bellear who comments on John Pilger’s film Utopia. Read Sol Bellear’s article here. Justice – Michele Harris  “Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.”     Benjamin […]

In the Absence of Treaty launched in Canberra

February 12, 2014

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Last week concerned Australian’s latest book was launched in Canberra at the ANU Coop. The speakers were: Graeme Mundine, Executive Officer of the Aboriginal Catholic Ministry, John Falzon, CEO of the St Vincent De Paul Society and Professor Jon Altman, Research Professor at CEAPR. Graeme’s speech ITAT_Canberra launch To read John Falzon’s speech click here To buy the book […]

Liturgy Conference Proceedings

December 20, 2013

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In June, the ACM hosted a conference on liturgy for Aboriginal people working in ministries and education from Victoria, Queensland and NSW. The gathering was a celebration of all the great things that Aboriginal ministries are doing and provided a wonderful opportunity for people to share successes, ideas and resources. During the few days the […]

The dismantling of the Land Rights Act (NT) 1976 forum

November 29, 2013

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On Wednesday Graeme and I attended a forum held by ‘concerned Australians’. It was a wonderful opportunity to hear Utopia Elder Rosalie Kunoth-Monks speak about her concerns with 99 year leases and other challenges communities are facing. It was also an opportunity to hear expert legal and political analysis of the Federal Government’s proposed 99 year leases. Below […]