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Nearly 300 community leaders and activists from Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, including 22 from Fiji, attended the 'Australia as a Neighbour' conference 12-16 January looking at the twin themes of relationships between communities in Australia and the role Australia plays in the region.
Australia was making the same mistakes in its relationship with Pacific nations as with its own indigenous peoples, claimed award-winning Solomon Islands based journalist Mary Louise O'Callaghan at a public forum in Melbourne on 13 January.
A Global Indigenous Dialogue (GID) on the theme, 'Understanding our Roots: from healing to harmony' marked the United Nations International Day of Indigenous Peoples in Caux.
Ron Lawler meets a group of young Aboriginal people who are changing their town.
Racial and cultural intolerance burst onto Sydney's beaches and streets last December. But that is not the whole story, writes David Mills.
My love of China comes from working with these wonderful, hard-working people in rural settings, providing them with the opportunity and dignity they deserve.
Healing? For me that's impossible, Val Linow told John Bond.
The day before Christine Jacobs, one of the ‘stolen generations’ of Aboriginal Australians, was due to speak at the launch of Australia’s National Day of Healing, she was knocked down by a car and killed. Her 14-year-old daughter, Tamara, read her speech at the event in the Great Hall of Parliament on 25 May.
Sydney warmly recalls its turn as host four years ago. A party atmosphere enveloped the whole town at night. The Australian spirit of camaraderie and openness was at its best, a reference point we need to keep alive in our heads.’
John Bond describes the struggle that lies behind a new memorial in Canberra to Australia’s indigenous ‘stolen’ generations.