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Anzac Day being betrayed by RSL itself - The Advertiser


The Advertiser

Anzac Day being betrayed by RSL itself
The Advertiser
Why did the Canberra parade have Aboriginal veterans march together under an Aboriginal flag, rather than with their units under an Australian one? Why did Adelaide's dawn service start with a Welcome to Country — in fact a welcome to “stolen” land ...
Yassmin Abdel-Magied shows what's up with ABCThe Australian

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Australia needs a more modern anthem: MP - Sky News Australia


Sky News Australia

Australia needs a more modern anthem: MP
Sky News Australia
Mr Laming suggested a third verse reflecting indigenous Australians, multiculturalism and how Australia is geopolitically positioned. 'Let's actually sit down and say what truly makes us unique,' he said. 'I just think we're a different nation and ...
Should we change our national anthem? Comment below.NEWS.com.au

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Anzac Day: Aboriginal activist tweaks 23rd Psalm to 'shadow of invasion' - The Australian


The Australian

Anzac Day: Aboriginal activist tweaks 23rd Psalm to 'shadow of invasion'
The Australian
“Being born Aboriginal is political in this country. I am interested in truth-telling. I am interested in celebrating and remembering all of Australia's history, not shining a spotlight on just one part of it. Why should I apologise?” South Australian ...
Elder's Anzac speech 'too political'The Advertiser

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Anzac Day: How it came to occupy a sacred place in Australians' hearts - ABC Online


ABC Online

Anzac Day: How it came to occupy a sacred place in Australians' hearts
ABC Online
According to the chest-beating nationalism that accompanied and justified this imperial jostling, war was the truest test of the character of men and nations. Australians felt especially keenly their lack of bloody initiation (the frontier wars with ...
Canberra parade marks indigenous serviceNEWS.com.au
Anzac Day Dawn Service guideThe Australian

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Indigenous diggers from outback Queensland remembered with sounds of a didgeridoo - ABC Online


ABC Online

Indigenous diggers from outback Queensland remembered with sounds of a didgeridoo
ABC Online
This year the company teamed up with Indigenous leaders to recognise Indigenous involvement in Australia's wars. "It became evident when we were doing tours of local areas, including Normanton and Karumba, that maybe it is time we do show that there ...

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Anzac heroes 'received just one third pay' - NEWS.com.au


NEWS.com.au

Anzac heroes 'received just one third pay'
NEWS.com.au
Australian War Memorial records and photographs show Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander diggers served in every battle since the 1901 federation, from the Boer War to current conflicts. Indigenous Affairs minister Nigel Scullion today said the ...
Anzac Day: Indigenous soldiers thought 'when we got back we'd be treated differently'ABC Online
Indigenous soldiers commemorate Anzac Day on Mt AinslieThe Canberra Times
Reshaping Digital Innovation for Indigenous Communities | PBAPro Bono Australia

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Anzac heroes 'received just one third pay' - NEWS.com.au


NEWS.com.au

Anzac heroes 'received just one third pay'
NEWS.com.au
Australian War Memorial records and photographs show Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander diggers served in every battle since the 1901 federation, from the Boer War to current conflicts. Indigenous Affairs minister Nigel Scullion today said the ...
Anzac Day: Indigenous soldiers thought 'when we got back we'd be treated differently'ABC Online
Indigenous soldiers commemorate Anzac Day on Mt AinslieThe Canberra Times
Reshaping Digital Innovation for Indigenous CommunitiesPro Bono Australia

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Elder's Anzac speech 'too political' - The Advertiser


The Advertiser

Elder's Anzac speech 'too political'
The Advertiser
In addition, the journalist and activist said a relative on his return to Australia after fighting at Gallipoli had been “returned to slavery”. She also changed the words of the 23 Psalm to include the phrase “walk through the valley of invasion.” Bill ...

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Canberra parade marks indigenous service - SBS


SBS

Canberra parade marks indigenous service
SBS
Indigenous remembrances bookended the national Anzac Day service in Canberra. For the first time, indigenous diggers led the parade in front of the Australian War Memorial with members carrying the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags. And after ...

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Canberra parade marks indigenous service - SBS


SBS

Canberra parade marks indigenous service
SBS
Indigenous remembrances bookended the national Anzac Day service in Canberra. For the first time, indigenous diggers led the parade in front of the Australian War Memorial with members carrying the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags. And after ...

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Canberra parade marks indigenous service - The Australian


Huffington Post Australia

Canberra parade marks indigenous service
The Australian
Indigenous remembrances bookended the national Anzac Day service in Canberra. For the first time, indigenous diggers led the parade in front of the Australian War Memorial with members carrying the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags. And after ...
ANZAC Day Marches Draw Massive Crowds Across AustraliaHuffington Post Australia
Is Anzac Day relevant to kids? That depends on how it's taughtThe Guardian

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Canberra parade marks indigenous service - NEWS.com.au


Huffington Post Australia

Canberra parade marks indigenous service
NEWS.com.au
Indigenous remembrances bookended the national Anzac Day service in Canberra. For the first time, indigenous diggers led the parade in front of the Australian War Memorial with members carrying the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags. And after ...
ANZAC Day Marches Draw Massive Crowds Across AustraliaHuffington Post Australia

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Rainbow stuns crowd at Pilbara dawn service - The West Australian


The West Australian

Rainbow stuns crowd at Pilbara dawn service
The West Australian
The service was follow by an introduction by RSL President Val Middleton. “On this day we recall those who in the great tragedy of war, gave their lives for Australia and for the freedom of mankind, and those who sleep in unknown resting places in many ...

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Anzac Day 2017: Dawn service politicised by activist - The Australian


Huffington Post Australia

Anzac Day 2017: Dawn service politicised by activist
The Australian
I am interested in celebrating and remembering all of Australia's history, not shining a spotlight on just one part of it. Why should I apologise? “How often, aside from a football field and the raising of a guernsey, do Aboriginal Australians have the ...
Canberra parade marks indigenous serviceSBS
ANZAC Day Marches Draw Massive Crowds Across AustraliaHuffington Post Australia
How Anzac Day came to occupy a sacred place in Australians' heartsThe Conversation AU
ABC Online -The Guardian
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Indigenous diggers get honour they deserve - Yahoo7 News


Sky News Australia

Indigenous diggers get honour they deserve
Yahoo7 News
Aboriginal Australians have served in every conflict since federation, although during World War II they initially received just one third of the pay of white troops of equal rank. It was not until 1986 that they received their full back pay for their ...
Indigenous Anzacs remembered in NT - The AustralianThe Australian

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No Aboriginal flags at Anzac services - The West Australian


The West Australian

No Aboriginal flags at Anzac services
The West Australian
The Albany RSL says it does not fly the Aboriginal Flag at Anzac Day ceremonies, as it is custom for veterans to march solely under the Australian flag. Aboriginal soldiers fought alongside their non-aboriginal compatriots in both World Wars but will ...

Indigenous diggers get honour they deserve - 9news.com.au


Indigenous diggers get honour they deserve
9news.com.au
A group of 36 Central Australian school children who rode 127km on horseback through the desert to honour indigenous World War I soldiers ended the week-long journey at the Alice Springs Anzac march on Tuesday. Anzac Day is marked each year at ...
Indigenous Anzacs remembered in NTThe Australian

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Indigenous diggers get honour they deserve - 9news.com.au


Indigenous diggers get honour they deserve
9news.com.au
The Larrakia man said Aboriginal soldiers were once treated as second-class citizens, but these days the defence force offers people an even playing ground. Aboriginal Australians have served in every conflict since federation, although during World ...
Indigenous Anzacs remembered in NTThe Australian

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Stunning Sam lights up Tjungu Festival - NT News


NT News

Stunning Sam lights up Tjungu Festival
NT News
“I'm proud to be Aboriginal,” she said. “I think it's important because young indigenous kids don't have many girl role models they can look up to.” Ms Harris has been involved with the Tjungu Festival since its beginning. Voyages Indigenous Tourism ...

Stunning Sam lights up Tjungu Festival - NT News


NT News

Stunning Sam lights up Tjungu Festival
NT News
“I think it's important because young indigenous kids don't have many girl role models they can look up to.” Ms Harris has been involved with the Tjungu Festival since its beginning. Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia chief executive Andrew Williams ...

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