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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

[Media Release] Data shows intervention is a disaster: national rallies planned

June 5, 2008

Media release – 5/6/08 for immediate release Extensive surveys conducted by activist groups in Darwin and Alice Springs demonstrate that the federal government’s intervention in the Northern Territory is compounding hardship in Aboriginal communities. In a submission made to the Federal Senate Select Committee on Regional and Remote Indigenous Communities last week, Darwin Aboriginal Rights […]

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 […]

Media release: 188 taken into custody in Alice – raids linked to intervention

April 7, 2008

Media release 7/4/08 – For immediate release ABC news is reporting that 188 people were taken into custody in Alice Springs in a “special operation” targeting alcohol consumption and loitering on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th of April. Police have been given increased powers under the NT intervention. Police have said arrests focussed on youth […]

Media release: Intervention Earthquake Shakes Top End

April 7, 2008

Media release 7/4/08 – For immediate release Spokespersons from the Bagot Town Camp in Darwin say they are now feeling the effects of the Northern Territory Intervention: The population of Bagot has risen from an average of around 500 to 1200. Of the 57 houses at Bagot 3 are earmarked for demolition. In the meantime […]