One of the founders of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Michael Anderson has suggested that there can never be a true Australia which people can celebrate as a nation. Sovereignty issues need to be sorted out and break away from any British connections.
By Natalie Cromb (pictured) This year we have seen many highs, lows and downright devastating events and issues in the Indigenous Affairs space.
BREAKING: The Palaszczuk Government has been re-elected on their promise to block an AUD 1 billion loan to Adani’s coal mine - because of people-powered pressure and our incredible volunteers on the ground. But we have to keep up the fight.
In the Northern Territory, communities are uniting against dangerous fracking in their country. This is an urgent time, with the NT government deciding whether to lift a temporary ban and open up 85% of the Territory for gas companies to frack.
A vast Aboriginal painting about "defence of country" now hangs directly opposite the Australian War Memorial's most treasured item, after 7 years of First Nations people marching on Anzac Day for recognition of the Frontier wars and conflicts.
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