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March 12, 2014


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


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 […]

A Decision to Discriminate launched in Brisbane

December 18, 2012


Last week in Brisbane Amnesty International Australia and ANTaR hosted the launch of ‘concerned Australian’s’ A Decision to Discriminate: Aboriginal Disempowerment in the Northern Territory. The book was launched by Graeme Mundine with Aunty Lilla Watson and Les Malezer. Graeme’s speech is attached – Brisbane launch_Decision to Discriminate The book is available for purchase from  

Help stop the Stronger Futures Legislation_Stand for Freedom

March 6, 2012


The Stronger Futures Bills passed through the Lower House last week with barely a murmur. Perhaps the lack of attention was because it passed while everybody’s attention was on the leadership spill. In any event, only three MPs voted against the Bills. They were Bob Katter, Adam Brandt and Andrew Wilkie. The Bills are now before the Senate […]

Cuts to Welfare Payments for School Non-Attendance: Requested or Imposed?

November 17, 2011


concerned Australians have published an excellent report focusing on links between cuts to welfare payments and school attendance in the NT. The Federal Government has recently announced plans to cut welfare payments to parents when children don’t attend school. The Government says that Aboriginal people have asked for this. concerned Australians have based their report […]

Walk With Us launched in Sydney

September 13, 2011


Concerned Australian’s latest publication was launched recently in Sydney. The book Walk With Us: Aboriginal Elders Call out to Australian People to Walk with them in their Quest for Justice brings together comments from Northern Territory Aboriginal Elders who are living under the shadow of the Northern Territory Intervention. The book also brings together opinions […]