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Aboriginal Genocide by Apartheid Australia

Aboriginal Genocide

Apartheid and genocide are utterly evil, whether Israel’s ongoing Palestinian Genocide or Aboriginal Genocide in Australia. There is an ongoing Aboriginal Genocide and Aboriginal Ethnocide that demands international action against a pro-war, pro-Zionist, US lackey, human rights-abusing Apartheid Australia. There are huge differentials between First Nations peoples and non-Indigenous Australians in relation to life expectancy, health, wealth, employment and educational attainment. The so-called “Closing the Gap” has a long way to go in one of the richest countries in the world. Read more about Aboriginal Genocide by Apartheid Australia

Police officer breached AFP code of conduct in confrontation with NITV journalist, probe finds

Australian Federal Police under scrutiny

A police officer involved in a confrontation with a journalist from the national Indigenous broadcaster on Anzac Day breached the AFP's Code of Conduct, an inquiry has found. NITV video journalist Myles Morgan was filming a march by Indigenous and non-Indigenous people calling for recognition of Indigenous people killed during the colonisation of Australia, when the incident took place at Anzac Parade in Canberra this year. During the march, which took place behind a traditional Anzac Day parade, a scuffle broke out between protesters and members of ACT Policing, a branch of the Australian Federal Police. One officer drew his taser and gestured at one of the march leaders. Read more about Police officer breached AFP code of conduct in confrontation with NITV journalist, probe finds

First Nations people 'frowned upon', unable to access medical help for ice addiction

Laurence Riley and Trent Adams

Two Indigenous Australians who suffered through ice addictions have told a Parliament House forum they did not get any professional help on their journey to sobriety.
The former methylamphetamine addicts spoke at the event, hosted by the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO). Laurence Riley, a Nunga man from southern South Australia, said his addiction came as the result of searching for an escape from depression at work. bHe said ice had been "readily available" to him in Perth. Read more about First Nations people 'frowned upon', unable to access medical help for ice addiction

Womin-Jeka Dja Dja Wurrung: Welcome to Dja Dja Wurrung Country

Following the recent racist activities towards the Muslims wanting to build a mosque in Bendigo, Victoria, the rightful owners of the land speak out: "We are the people of this land, a land that was taken from us by a violent and racist state. And now a new group of white men are trying to tell the People of this land who are and are not welcome. There is no honour in that ..." Gary Murray released the media statement stating; 'We are the people of this land, a land that was taken from us by a violent and racist state. And now a new group of white men are trying to tell the People of this land who are and are not welcome. There is no honour in that ...' Read more about Womin-Jeka Dja Dja Wurrung: Welcome to Dja Dja Wurrung Country

Income management a failure, according to three-year study which contradicts findings of Forrest review

Basics Debit Card

"Income management through the BasicsCard Does not achieve what it sets out to achieve," said Alice Springs' Tangentyere Council research coordinator Matthew Campbell, whose team helped collect data for the study.

Income management in the Northern Territory has not led to people on welfare drinking less alcohol, sending their children to school more often or buying healthier food, according to the findings of a three-year study commissioned by the Federal Government. Read more about Income management a failure, according to three-year study which contradicts findings of Forrest review

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