Some weekend reading for you: ABC News: “Doctor criticises Indigenous child health checks” Maningrida doctor Paul Burgess says the checks, part of the Federal Government’s intervention into Indigenous child sex abuse, are being carried out by inexperienced doctors who know… Read More ›
What colonialism has perpetrated and the activists fighting back
I was going to write about the latest bit of blackhearted Howard government jackbootery regarding the indigenous population of the NT, but Pavlov’s Cat has already said everything I would have said much more eloquently.
Andrew Bartlett notes that the Government has used its Senate majority to stifle thorough examination and debate of the legislation it’s proposing over indigenous communities in the Northern Territory and over water management in the Murray-Darling Basin: both bills were… Read More ›
[Image credit: FPWA, via ANTaR] ANTaR, Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation, is an independent network of organisations and individuals (mostly non-indigenous) working in support of justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia. Check out ANTaR’s Success… Read More ›
What do disabled people, fat people, and indigenous languages have in common? They’re not disposable.
Read ‘Ems for today: Sunday Telegraph: Quadriplegic left on train Mark McCauley, a man with quadriplegia, was abandoned on a New South Wales CityRail train for four hours when the train lost power. The ambulatory passengers were all evacuated one… Read More ›