In the past, the asgmwp.net homepage has highlighted a number of documents we
think would be interesting and useful to our members and guests. These items
have now been moved to this new section called ‘Archives’. See below for
information and links:
On Monday 9 November, 2009, Jeff McMullen was our
guest speaker, reporting on the Current State of Affairs in
Aboriginal Australia. Jeff delivered an extremely interesting
and inspiring talk about the positive programs that have been
implemented to help the disadvantaged Aboriginal men, women and children
of Australia. Jeff mentionedIan Thorpe's
speech 'Australia's dirty little secret' that he made in
London at the Beyond Sport conference this year, to see a copy of it
please visit the National Indigenous Times website
SORRY. The Prime Minister has finally apologised to the
Stolen Generations on behalf of the Parliament of Australia,
13th February 2008. To read the full version of the Prime Minister's
Apology to Australia's Indigenous Peoples, please
here to read Kevin Rudd's sorry speech.
For your interest, we have provided a few articles published about
the response to the election of the Labour Government and Prime
Minister, Kevin Rudd. We have also kept some older articles about the
previous Government's declared "national emergency" in Aboriginal
communities. Please see our Articles page for more.
On March 5th Gary Highland of ANTaR presented our group with his
talk about the Aboriginal Health crisis, These Are The Killing
Times, to see a copy simply
click herePolicy Panic Is No Solution.
Cowlishaw's Australian Financial Review article from Friday, 7 July
2006. Gillian says, “a new cycle of bullying won't heal old wounds
in Aboriginal communities.”
here to see the PDF file (698 KB).
Peter Garrett, MP delivered a poignant speech at
First Fleet Park for Sorry Day 2006.
to see for yourself (PDF 53KB).
Read the full text of Fr Frank Brennan’s Seventh Manning
Clark Lecture, presented at the National Library of Australia
in March 2006. Fr Brennan is a leading advocate of Aboriginal Land
Rights and Reconciliation. In his talk, ‘5 R's for the Enlargers:
Race, Religion, Respect, Rights and the Republic,’ he told how he
originally became involved in being an advocate for Aboriginal Rights.
If you would like to read the full text of this talk please
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