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On June 20, protest 2 years since the intervention

May 27, 2009

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Protest, march and concert – marking two years since the announcement of the NT Intervention

10:30am Belmore Park, Eddy avenue, Haymarket (opposite Central station)

March to the Block in Redfern for family and culture day concert

Stop the NT Intervention
> Reinstate the Racial Discrimination Act
> No Blackmail – Land Rights not Leases
> Aboriginal Control of Aboriginal Affairs
> Housing and Services for all Communities
> Jobs – not cuts to CDEP

National Day of Action: Tell the Review Board what you really think!

September 15, 2008

Stop the NT intervention! No expansion of racist welfare quarantines! In ongoing action against the NT intervention, people around the country will take action this week against the ongoing injustice of the NT intervention and against its expansion to other areas of the country. The policies of the intervention, which place targeted communities on ‘welfare […]

Speak Out and Concert – Saturday 16th August

August 12, 2008

Aboriginal Control of Aboriginal Affairs Aboriginal Rights Coalition presents a Speak Out and Concert Stop the federal intervention into Aboriginal communities End the racist land grab No welfare quarantining – in NT or elsewhere! Defend the Redfern Block Restore the Racial Discrimination Act Fund infrastructure and community-controlled services From 1pm, Sat 16 Aug 1pm BBQ […]

UNITE AND FIGHT! ARC National Conference this month!

May 6, 2008

70 years since the Day of Mourning. Friday 23rd May: Opening forum 6:30 pm at Australia Hall, 150 Elizabeth Street, Sydney Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th May: Panels, Discussion & Workshops Redfern Community Centre, Hugo Street, Redfern Speakers include: Larissa Behrendt Vince Forrester Tom Calma (tbc) Heather Goodall Sam Watson Mick Dodson (tbc) Barbara Shaw […]

Media Release: NATIONAL DAY OF PROTEST AT CENTRELINK TARGETS WELFARE QUARANTINING

April 12, 2008

NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION – END DISCRIMINATORY WELFARE QUARANTINING: Monday 14th April A coalition of Aboriginal Rights groups around the country will protest on Monday at Centrelink offices to highlight the ongoing discrimination of welfare quarantining under the NT ‘Emergency Intervention’, and expose the detrimental impacts of the quarantine roll out. In February, the Canberra […]

Public Forum: After Sorry – Where to for Aboriginal Rights?

February 21, 2008

Monday 25th February, Redfern Community Centre, 6pm. Speakers: Bev Manton, Chairperson, NSW Aboriginal Land Council Phil Bradley, NSW Teachers Federation and Reconciliation for Western Sydney Shane Phillips, Aboriginal Rights Coalition Nicole Watson, UTS Following Kevin Rudd’s apology there has been a marked wave of progressive sentiment on issues of Indigenous justice throughout the country. After […]

Update: Buses and food

February 4, 2008

Buses Bus bookings from Sydney are still open and more buses have been sourced. Please contact Janene to book your seat – 0416 490 481. The cost is $20 ($10 concession). Please be prompt with payment (our banking details are on the donations page), since we need to pay for buses before we leave! Food […]

Associated Events in Canberra

February 3, 2008

Source: Based on email received via ANTaR Victoria and Working Group for Aboriginal Rights (WGAR) The main rally will be on the 12th Feb but there are plenty of reasons to be in Canberra for longer than that if you can: EVENTS: Sunday 10th Feb: assistance with setting up the site for camping and convergence […]