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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


Justice for TJ, Sat Feb 14

February 7, 2009

TJ rally 5th aniversary JUSTICE FOR TJ ! On the fifth anniversary of TJ’s murder Rally, Saturday, 14th February 2009, 10:00 a.m. Gather at the fence line 10:00 a.m. Cnr George and Philips Sts Waterloo March to The Block SPEAKERS A Hickey Family Member        Aboriginal Leaders          Raul Bassi Open microphone for concerned Community members Rally organized […]

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 […]

Greens speech to Sydney ARC rally, July 14

July 16, 2008

On July 14, the Sydney Aboriginal Rights Coalition held a successful rally outside Redfern Centrelink, with around 50 people attending. The protest was addressed by members of the community, a representative of the Teachers Federation, and local Greens candidate, Irene Doutney. The text of her speech is attached below. ARC rally 14 JULY 08 My […]

[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 […]

Call for a National Day of Action on Saturday June 21

June 5, 2008

Endorsed by the national conference called by the Aboriginal Rights Coalition on Sunday May 25 in Sydney attended by over 200 people. – Repeal all “NT intervention” legislation – Restore the Racial Discrimination Act – Fund infrastructure and community controlled services – Sign and implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – […]

[NSW] Show solidarity with Aboriginal activists in the Territory: Protest at Redfern Centrelink this Tuesday May 13

May 11, 2008

Protest at Redfern Centrelink End the racist NT intervention–no welfare quarantines National Day of Action against NT intervention No Racist Welfare Quarantines! Reinstate the Racial Discrimination Act! Rally Tuesday May 13 12:30 Redfern Centrelink 140 Redfern st Speakers recently returned from solidarity work in NT communities The NT intervention is sinking into deeper crisis. Thousands […]

Petition against NT intervention for the Federal Senate

May 6, 2008

Dear all, With the support of activists from “prescribed areas” in the NT, the Aboriginal Rights Coalition in Sydney have initiated a national petition against the NT intervention. Labor Senator for the NT Trish Crossin has agreed to present the petition to parliament in late June, to mark one year since the intervention and to […]


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 […]