Australia has the largest overseas mining presence in Africa. 28 more Australian coal projects in Africa alone would entrench women's poverty and injustice, increase gender-based violence, create health problems and fuel dangerous climate change.
Like many Aboriginal mothers, Auntie Audrey Napanangka Martin pained for years after her son was taken. She next saw him an unrecognisable young man with a family of his own, disconnected from the family and culture he was taken from.
New research shows Aboriginal participants in Australia's remote Community Development Program being penalised at a much higher rate than people in mainstream employment services.
None of them have any expertise in Aboriginal affairs. Their credibility rests on just one thing: they are all white. That has always been the most crucial criteria for a media commentator, after all.
The Australian government brazenly attacks other countries over toxins while encouraging rural economic development with chemicals similar to high-grade military poisons, e.g. DDT, 2-4-5-D & mustard gas, leaching into soil, rivers and our aquifers.
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