Racism

The 'Great Silence' of Australian media fails the First Nations people

First Nations people were expressly excluded from voting in federal elections until 1962, they did not have full citizenship rights and were not counted in censuses until 1967 and were classed as "flora and fauna". Conversely, between 1949 and 1973 British citizens could enter Australia without a visa, access welfare and had the right to vote. British subjects on the electoral roll before a change in legislation in 1984 still have the right to vote without being a citizen.

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Wotton family launches class action over 2004 Palm Island death in custody

A community hunted onto the streets in the name of Redevelopment

In May 2003, Robert Bropho, (Now deceased) was charged with rape at the Swan Valley community.

On the same day Bevan Carter, the deputy Mayor of the Town of Bassendean, said he 'suspected a link' between closure of the camp and government plans to develop the land.[1]

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Robert Bropho, Susan Taylor and the Western Australian Government

How Bolt should be punished

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