Genocide

Racism alive and well in the Territory

Ms Ryder

Five men from Alice Springs have used bankruptcy declarations to evade a court order to pay $180,000 compensation to a grieving indigenous mother of Trainee Ranger Kwementyaye Ryder over the death of her son when young white males went on a drinking binge. Brian Martin, the Commissioner of the Royal Commission in The NT Detention. Previously the Commissioner of the Royal Commission in The NT Detention of children in 2016, Brian Martin, was the Supreme Court Chief Justice of the Northern Territory and the judge in this case where he called a savage murder of an Aboriginal man, 'Manslaughter by negligence' when sentencing 5 white boys. Read more about Racism alive and well in the Territory

Proposed development at Deebing Creek mission site would 'destroy our people'

A search for ancestors leads to the most infamous leader of Aboriginal Massacres


Angus McMillan, a Scottish Highlander was credited with founding Gippsland in Victoria by leading hunting parties to track down and massacre groups of First Nations people. He became a hero in Vic and NSW, and is still seen as a heroic explorer. Here is a sample of plaques, monuments and statues made in his honour.

Cal Flyn The Australian 23 April 2016 Read more about A search for ancestors leads to the most infamous leader of Aboriginal Massacres

The Brutal Truth - What happened in the gulf country NT

When you know who owned the stations on which Aboriginals were killed and the names of the politicians who knowingly allowed it all to happen, you also know the Who's Who of colonial Australia.

It is horrific to read, in fine detail, what was done to hundreds of innocent men, women and children. That is why some people still want this history to remain hidden.

Tony Roberts 'The Monthly Essays' November 2009 Read more about The Brutal Truth - What happened in the gulf country NT

First Nations men executed in colonial conflict honoured in major memorial in Melbourne

Ballarat indigenous artist Aunty Marlene's depiction of the 1842 hanging. Photo: City of Melbourne
Ballarat indigenous artist Aunty Marlene's depiction of the 1842 hanging. Photo: City of Melbourne

Clare Rawlinson ABC 27 November 2015

A swing set reminiscent of the gallows where two Indigenous men were hanged in 1842 will be erected as a memorial to colonial conflict in Melbourne. Read more about First Nations men executed in colonial conflict honoured in major memorial in Melbourne

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