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AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING IN DARWIN TO DEVELOP NORTH AUSTRALIA

Northern Australia Committee returns to Darwin 15 August 2014 The Australian Parliament’s Northern Australia Committee will complete its inter-state/territory public hearing and inspection program with public hearings in Darwin on 18 and 19 August. Committee Chair, the Hon. Warren Entsch MP stated: “The Committee will again be taking evidence from a wide range of individuals […]

August 15th, 2014
Topic: ABORIGINAL, GOVERNMENT Tags: , ,

DAVID GULPILIL AN INDIGINOUS AUSTRALIAN WINS BEST ACTOR AWARD AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

David Gulpilil wins best actor award at Cannes Film Festival David Gulpilil was in poor shape when Rolf de Heer started working with him on Charlie’s Country, the third Australian film to screen at the Cannes Film Festival this week and, as it happens, the third film the two of them have made together. At the […]

May 24th, 2014
Topic: ABORIGINAL, ART THEATRE MOVIES TV Tags: , , , , ,

AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINALS TARGETED BY MUSLIMS TO CONVERT TO ISLAM FOR CASH

MUSLIMS PAYING AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINALS TO CONVERT TO ISLAM A federal election candidate in western Queensland has accused Muslims of paying Aborigines to convert to Islam. Speaking to ABC Western Queensland, Rise Up Australia candidate Pam Hecht said the biggest issue facing people in the electorate of Kennedy, which Bob Katter holds by 18.3 per cent, […]

August 30th, 2013
Topic: ABORIGINAL, POLITICS PARLIAMENT, RELIGIONS CULTS Tags: , , ,

AUSTRALIAS FIRST MIGRATION WAS A DELIBERATE ACT BY A GROUP OF BETWEEN 1,000- 3,000 PERSONS

THE FIRST AUSTRALIANS SAID TO HAVE NUMBERED UP TO 1,000-3,000 Australia was first settled by between 1000 and 3000 humans about 50,000 years ago, but the population crashed during the Ice Age before recovering to a peak of some 1.2 million people about five centuries ago, according to a new study. Estimating the early population […]

April 24th, 2013
Topic: ABORIGINAL, AUSTRALIAN HISTORY, EARLY AUSTRALIA, MIGRATION Tags: , , , , ,