Rallies held to protest against threat of remote community closures in Western Australia

Thousands of people have marched in rallies around Australia and around the world in a series of protests against the proposed closure of up to 150 remote communities in Western Australia. In Perth, hundreds gathered at Forrest Place in the CBD where they were addressed by Aboriginal elders who told the crowd they want to...

Thompson Holds Centre Stage

Legendary actor Jack Thompson settles into a perfectly lit theatre and launches a virtuoso performance praising a WA icon he claims is largely taken for granted.  Thompson, in Perth this week to receive an honorary doctorate from Edith Cowan University, yesterday turned his attention to the acting production line that is the WA Academy of...

Pilbara bush meeting sees vote to challenge Aboriginal Heritage Act amendments

Representatives from Pilbara Aboriginal communities are calling on the Western Australian Government to rethink proposed changes to the Aboriginal Heritage Act. Around 200 people met on the banks of the Yule River, south of Port Hedland, last Friday, to raise their concerns about a lack of community consultation around planned amendments to section 18 of...
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