Organisers of the Diggers - Aboriginal News - Australia

Organisers of the Diggers - Aboriginal News - Australia

Call to Aborigines to march on Anzac Day to commemorate

Apr 05, 2012 · "All the Aboriginal diggers marching around the country on Anzac Day can also remember the Kalkadoon wars, Pinjara massacre, the Wiradjuri wars, Myall Creek, just to name a few. We have commenced a process to highlight the wars fought on Australian soil since 1788, when our country was taken by superior force, at gunpoint, and those who stood

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ANZAC Day - Aboriginal Servicemen and Women – Koori …

Returned Aboriginal soldiers were not eligible to receive returned servicemen land grants, many had their pensions and gratuities held in trust and were not allowed to become members of RSL's. In 2007 the Redfern community held the first Coloured Diggers March in which my Father and Brother took part.

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No Aboriginal ceremony for WA mining forum - 9News

Jul 28, 2017 · Organisers of the annual Diggers and Dealers mining conference in Western Australia have defended their decision to scrap the traditional Welcome to Country ceremony, claiming the schedule is too

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Menang Noongar elders, police in push to protect Great

Nov 25, 2021 · Southern Aboriginal Corporation chief executive Asha Bhat said more government support was needed for Aboriginal organisations to deliver messaging and vaccinations to the community. "There is a massive gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in terms of life expectancy and it is important that Aboriginal communities are not exposed

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No ANZAC services in Perth but Welcome to Country still

Apr 24, 2021 · No ANZAC services in Perth but Welcome to Country still banned. Indigenous Western Australians have criticised a move by the Returned Services League of Western Australia (RSLWA) to not include a Welcome to Country at the State's main ANZAC Day dawn service. The move is a continuation of last year's decision to outright ban the Aboriginal

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Call to Aborigines to march on Anzac Day to commemorate

Apr 05, 2012 · "All the Aboriginal diggers marching around the country on Anzac Day can also remember the Kalkadoon wars, Pinjara massacre, the Wiradjuri wars, Myall Creek, just to name a few. We have commenced a process to highlight the wars fought on Australian soil since 1788, when our country was taken by superior force, at gunpoint, and those who stood

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Aboriginal Engagement - WordPress.com

Jan 05, 2017 · This is the time Australia celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture, recognizing the contributions these Australians make to our society. Interestingly, NAIDOC was pioneered by an Aboriginal Christian man, William Cooper, and celebrated in many of Australia's churches before the nation adopted the event.

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Diggers and Dealers wrong to drop - The West Australian

Aug 01, 2017 · EDITOR'S NOTE: Diggers and Dealers has released a statement today explaining that it will have a traditional welcome to country ceremony. OPINION: Diggers and Dealers should have a rethink. The organisers of the popular Kalgoorlie-Boulder mining conference may not think so, but their decision to drop the welcome to country ceremony from this year's gathering has …

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Diggers and Dealers conference cancel Aboriginal ceremony

Jul 28, 2017 · Aboriginal elder Trevor Donaldson was approached about opening the conference, but organisers now say they are too strapped for time to allow him to perform the 15 to 30 minute ceremony. "Diggers and Dealers has a really, really tight schedule," organiser John Langford told AAP on Friday. "We want to get it right. We will reintroduce it in 2018."

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Cherbourg's Anzacs On Display - southburnett.com.au

Mar 05, 2015 · March 4, 2015. This year's Anzac week will see two exciting events celebrating and commemorating the role of Cherbourg's diggers in Australia's armed forces. On Tuesday, April 21, at 11:00am the Ration Shed Museum will be launching a new display outlining the involvement of Cherbourg in World War I.

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Army transports Aborigines to internment camp on NT Chief

Nov 23, 2021 · by Tyler Durden – ZeroHedge The Australian army has begun forcibly removing residents in the Northern Territory to the Howard Springs quarantine camp located in Darwin, after nine new Covid-19 cases were identified in the community of Binjari. The move comes after hard lockdowns were instituted in the communities of both Binjari and nearby Rockhole on Saturday …

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Diggers forum snubs Aboriginal Welcome to Country

Jul 27, 2017 · The Aboriginal heritage of the Goldfields is being ignored by organisers of the Diggers and Dealers Mining Forum who have chosen not to perform a traditional "Welcome to Country" ceremony, says local Custodian of Country Trevor Donaldson.

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Diggers and Dealers restores traditional Aboriginal welcome

Aug 01, 2017 · Organisers of WA's massive Diggers and Dealers mining conference have caved in to pressure to reinstate a traditional Welcome to Country ceremony.

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Backlash grows over Diggers snub | Kalgoorlie Miner

Jul 31, 2017 · Credit: The West Australian, Michael Wilson Diggers and Dealers Mining Forum organisers are facing a growing political backlash over their decision not to hold a Welcome to Country ceremony at the start of the event. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Ben Wyatt has called on organisers to rethink their decision and find a space for the ceremony.

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Aboriginal Diggers Fact Sheet

2 years ˚ghting for Australia, serving on a ship known as the Clive Steel. He was the only Aboriginal person in the squad.˜ Phillip McLeod Gunditjmara man, Reg Saunders, was the ˚rst Aboriginal commissioned o˝cer who fought in the Middle East, North Africa, Greece, Crete and New Guinea, and in the Korean War. Reg Saunders

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'The coloured digger' | Places of Pride

The memorial is located in Goodooga in New South Wales on the land where the two friends grew up. Engraved in gold on the plaque is the poem The coloured digger, by Sapper Bert Beros, inspired by West's experience during the Second World War. Plaque commemorating George Leonard and Harold West. Supplied by Ray Griggs AO, CSC.

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Kids News: Australia's Gold Rush made for an incredibly

Aug 08, 2018 · News of the Gold Rush reached China in 1853. Chinese people had suffered years of war and famine*. To get to Australia, many Chinese men borrowed money, hoping to send repayments back and leaving their family behind to work for the money lender. The government laws in Australia made life very difficult for Chinese miners.

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Hiding the Truth: Honouring the Coloured Diggers - A

Apr 25, 2016 · I know one Aboriginal Digger was in the prison in Changi, and he saved a white fella. All those Diggers had the highest regard for him. And if he wasn't allowed in the pub, they weren't going to it.

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COVID CASES: 20,794 in NSW, 8577 in Victoria, 4249 in Qld. COVID CASES: 20,794 in NSW, 8577 in Victoria, 4249 in Qld

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Novak Djokovic's father hits out at Australian Open

Nov 29, 2021 · Novak Djokovic 's participation at the upcoming Australian Open remains in severe doubt, according to the world No 1's father. Organisers of the …

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