121006 – Upcoming Aboriginal rights events around Australia – 19 events from 6 October 2012

Upcoming Aboriginal rights events around Australia
– 19 events from 6 October 2012

Click on the links for details of the events …

Event: 5, 6 & 7 October 2012: Musgrave Park, South Brisbane, Qld
30th Anniversary of the
1982 Brisbane Commonwealth Games protests
Brisbane Aboriginal Sovereign Embassy
“5th Oct: Opening corroboree, a feast and the
premiere screening of a documentary shot at
the 82 protests.
6th Oct: Towards a Sovereign Republic concert,
a re-enactment of one of the many marches
into the city, talks and workshops featuring
participants of the 82 protests and those
currently involved in the sovereign movement.
7th Oct: Closing corroboree.”
Event details: http://www.989fm.com.au/news/30th-anniversery-commonwealth-games-protest/
Event details: [scroll down page] http://www.antarqld.org.au/node/201
Event details: http://www.989fm.com.au/events/30th-anniversary-of-the-brisbane-commonwealth-games-protest/
Event details: http://blogs.slq.qld.gov.au/indigenous-voices/2012/09/19/new-publication-brisbane-blacks-monthly/
Event details: http://www.facebook.com/events/333885113372680/
Commonwealth Games Demonstrations- Brisbane 1982: http://www.kooriweb.org/foley/images/history/1980s/82games/gamesppdx.html

Event: Fri 5 – Sat 6 October 2012: Fremantle & Perth, WA
Seventh Annual National Indigenous Legal Conference
Pathways to Tomorrow:
Innovations and Intersections in Law, Land and Justice
Held at the University of Notre Dame
and the University of Western Australia
“This year’s conference addresses two key themes,
New Approaches to Justice, and
Cultural and Natural Resources Management.”
Speakers include:
* the Hon Fred Chaney AO,
* Dennis Eggington,
* Mick Gooda,
* Glen Kelly,
* The Hon Wane Martin AC
Event details: http://www.nd.edu.au/events/nilc
Event details: [scroll down page] http://www.humanrights.gov.au/about/events/index.html#october

Event: Mon 8 to 22 October 2012: Newtown, Sydney, NSW
Homelands photographic exhibit opening
Opening: Mon 8 October 2012
“The exhibition captures a cross section of
everyday life in the Alyawarr and the Anmatyerr
communities of Utopia homelands, the Northern Territory.”
“These images, in conjunction with our report
‘The land holds us: Aboriginal Peoples’ right to
traditional homelands in the Northern Territory’
illustrate the importance of adequate government
recognition and funding for these areas.”
Organised by Amnesty International NSW:
http://www.amnesty.org.au/nsw/
Event details: http://www.amnesty.org.au/nsw/event/29759/

Event: Tue 9 October 2012: Sydney City, NSW
The Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research,
The Federation Press and the Sidney Myer Fund
warmly invite you to the:
Book Launch of ‘People on Country,
Vital Landscapes, Indigenous Futures’
Edited by Jon Altman and Seán Kerins
Host: Jason Ardler
Launcher: Jody Broun, followed by contributions from
Indigenous ranger partners and authors
“Over the past four decades Aboriginal people living in
remote and regional Australia have been empowered by land
rights and native title laws to claim back large tracts of
their ancestral lands. …
This book seeks to reposition Indigenous people and their
caring for country activities from the margins to the very
core of the growing national conversation on issues such as
climate change, biodiversity loss and resource depletion. … ”
Book & Event details: http://caepr.anu.edu.au/publications/others/pocmonograph.php
Book details: http://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781862878938
Event details, page 4 of newsletter: http://caepr.anu.edu.au/sites/default/files/cck_misc_documents/2012/09/PoC%20Newsletter%20vol4%20no2_web.pdf
RSVP by 2 October 2012: [for details scroll down page] http://caepr.anu.edu.au/publications/others/pocmonograph.php

Event: 10 October 2012: Qld
Yarnin’ Time with Tiga Bayles
“Tiga Bayles, a descendant of the Wirri clan of the
Birri Gubba Nation, has long been a social activist
and supporter of Aboriginal land rights, and was
heavily involved in the 1982 Commonwealth Games
protests. Tiga was one of the original Aboriginal Tent
Embassy members in 1972 and this year he was in
Canberra on Australia Day for the highly publicised
40th anniversary. Join Tiga for some Yarnin’ time
this month, as he provides an insight to his life,
his experiences, and his views on Indigenous
politics and protest.”
Event details: [scroll down page] http://www.antarqld.org.au/node/201
Let’s Talk with Tiga Bayles and Karen Dorante: http://www.989fm.com.au/category/podcasts/lets-talk/

Event: Wed 10 October 2012: ANU, Acton, Canberra, ACT
The Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research,
The Federation Press and the Sidney Myer Fund
warmly invite you to the:
Book Launch of ‘People on Country,
Vital Landscapes, Indigenous Futures’
Edited by Jon Altman and Seán Kerins
Host: Dan Gillespie
Launcher: Tom Calma AO, followed by contributions from
Indigenous ranger partners and authors
Location: Australian National University
“Over the past four decades Aboriginal people living in
remote and regional Australia have been empowered by land
rights and native title laws to claim back large tracts of
their ancestral lands. …
This book seeks to reposition Indigenous people and their
caring for country activities from the margins to the very
core of the growing national conversation on issues such as
climate change, biodiversity loss and resource depletion. … ”
Book & Event details: http://caepr.anu.edu.au/publications/others/pocmonograph.php
Book details: http://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781862878938
Event details, page 4 of newsletter: http://caepr.anu.edu.au/sites/default/files/cck_misc_documents/2012/09/PoC%20Newsletter%20vol4%20no2_web.pdf
RSVP by 2 October 2012: [for details scroll down page] http://caepr.anu.edu.au/publications/others/pocmonograph.php

Event: 11 October 2012: Qld
Stolen Wages Meeting
Event details: [scroll down page] http://www.antarqld.org.au/node/201

Event: Thu 11 October 2012: Melbourne City, Vic
The Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research,
The Federation Press and the Sidney Myer Fund
warmly invite you to the:
Book Launch of ‘People on Country,
Vital Landscapes, Indigenous Futures’
Edited by Jon Altman and Seán Kerins
Host: Professor Brian Howe AO
Launcher: Monica Morgan, followed by contributions from
Indigenous ranger partners and authors
“Over the past four decades Aboriginal people living in
remote and regional Australia have been empowered by land
rights and native title laws to claim back large tracts of
their ancestral lands. …
This book seeks to reposition Indigenous people and their
caring for country activities from the margins to the very
core of the growing national conversation on issues such as
climate change, biodiversity loss and resource depletion. … ”
Book & Event details: http://caepr.anu.edu.au/publications/others/pocmonograph.php
Book details: http://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781862878938
Event details, page 4 of newsletter: http://caepr.anu.edu.au/sites/default/files/cck_misc_documents/2012/09/PoC%20Newsletter%20vol4%20no2_web.pdf
RSVP by 2 October 2012: [for details scroll down page] http://caepr.anu.edu.au/publications/others/pocmonograph.php

Event: 11 September – 12 October 2012: UTS, Sydney, NSW
Exhibition:
Djalkiri – we are standing on their names – Blue Mud Bay
“Artback NT: Arts Touring and Development presents
Djalkiri: we are standing on their names –
Blue Mud Bay – the culmination of a vibrant and intensive
cross-cultural exchange between five highly respected
Yithuwa Madarrpa artists and four renowned artists
from across Australia.”
Event details: http://newsroom.uts.edu.au/events/2012/09/djalkiri-we-are-standing-on-their-names-blue-mud-bay
Event summary: http://newsroom.uts.edu.au/events_new/upcoming/

Event: Tue 16 October 2012: CDU, Casuarina, Darwin, NT
The Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research,
The Federation Press and the Sidney Myer Fund
warmly invite you to the:
Book Launch of ‘People on Country,
Vital Landscapes, Indigenous Futures’
Edited by Jon Altman and Seán Kerins
Host: Dan Gillespie
Launcher: Marion Scrymgour, followed by contributions from
Indigenous ranger partners and authors
Location: Charles Darwin University
“Over the past four decades Aboriginal people living in
remote and regional Australia have been empowered by land
rights and native title laws to claim back large tracts of
their ancestral lands. …
This book seeks to reposition Indigenous people and their
caring for country activities from the margins to the very
core of the growing national conversation on issues such as
climate change, biodiversity loss and resource depletion. … ”
Book & Event details: http://caepr.anu.edu.au/publications/others/pocmonograph.php
Book details: http://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781862878938
Event details, page 4 of newsletter: http://caepr.anu.edu.au/sites/default/files/cck_misc_documents/2012/09/PoC%20Newsletter%20vol4%20no2_web.pdf
RSVP by 2 October 2012: [for details scroll down page] http://caepr.anu.edu.au/publications/others/pocmonograph.php

Event: Wed 17 October 2012: Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Housing Forum
Panel: A working shower for all Australians?
– What is the problem?
Includes a panel of high profile speakers who will
address concerns about the following:
* Building standards in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander housing
* Human Rights and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
living in remote Homelands.
“For over three years Amnesty International has
partnered with the communities of the
Utopia homelands to develop reports to
drive campaigning on this issue”
Speakers will include:
* Sarah Marland (Amnesty International)
* Paul Pholeros (Healthabitat)
* Jeff Mc Mullen (journalist)
Presented by:
Amnesty International NSW Demand Dignity Group:
http://www.amnesty.org.au/nsw/group/21121/
Event details: http://www.amnesty.org.au/nsw/event/29666/
Video preview of Forum by Paul Pholeros: http://vimeo.com/49592666

Event: Thu 18 October 2012: Perth, WA
March to save Nyoongar culture
“March to protest Barnett government
and South West Land and Sea Council
attempt to sign away Nyoongar native
title rights.”
Event details: http://www.greenleft.org.au/events/52394

Event: Tue 23 October 2012: Sydney, NSW
Our Generation film screening
Homelands and Homelessness
– Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Organised by Amnesty International
“The panel will address concerns about the
105,000 homeless people currently struggling
to survive in Australia. It will also discuss the
human rights problems experienced by
indigenous persons living in remote Homelands.”
Speakers will include:
* Sarah Marland;
* John Dowd AO;
* The honourable Linda Burney MP.
Event details: http://www.amnesty.org.au/nsw/event/29438/
Event details: http://www.ourgeneration.org.au/screenings/tue-23-oct-sydney-nsw
Film info: http://www.ourgeneration.org.au/about
Film Reviews: http://indymedia.org.au/2012/09/24/our-generation-film-reviews

Event: Thu 8 – Sun 11 November 2012:
Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Fremantle
Dan Sultan Announces Indigenous Rights Concert Tour
“Last seen stepping in for Gurrumul after he
had to pull out November’s Gorgeous Festival,
Dan Sultan has announced a new series of
concerts to help raise awareness for
issues facing the Indigenous community.
The Music Network reports that the ARIA
Award-winning Gurindji performer has designed
the shows, called Rock For Recognition,
as helping promote the need for recognition of
Aboriginal and Torres Strait peoples in the
Australian Constitution.”
Presented by ANTaR, Oxfam, Congress and You Me Unity
Event details: http://www.antar.org.au/dan_sultan_set_to_rock_for_recognition
Event details: http://www.tonedeaf.com.au/news/tournews/191430/dan-sultan-announces-indigenous-rights-concert-tour.htm
Event details: http://www.themusicnetwork.com/music-news/artists/2012/08/22/dan-sultan-to-head-rock-for-recognition-concerts/
Event details: [scroll down page] http://nationalcongress.com.au/congress-events/
News: http://www.australiantimes.co.uk/entertainment/music/australian-music/dan-sultan-says-australia-is-a-racist-country.htm

Event: Sat 10 November 2012: Melbourne City, Vic
2012 Spring Action:
Stop Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
Organised by:
Indigenous Social Justice Association – Melbourne
Event details: http://www.isja-msg.com/coming_events.htm
Photos of 27th July 2012 Sydney Rally: http://www.greenleft.org.au/node/51682
Video of 11th August 2012 Melbourne Rally: http://www.greenleft.org.au/node/51877

Event: 5-7 December 2012: Gold Coast, Qld
2012 National Indigenous Health Conference
Many Pathways, One Outcome
” … is designed to bring together both government
and non-government agencies who are working
in the field of Indigenous health with the belief
that working together can close the gap between
the state of Indigenous Health as compared to
the health of mainstream Australians.”
Event details: http://www.indigenoushealth.net/

Event: 10 December 2012: various locations internationally
UN International Human Rights Day
Sydney Aboriginal rights events planned.
More details to come …

Event: 30 Sep 2012 – 19 April 2013: Qld
State of Emergency Exhibition
“During the Commonwealth Games in 1982,
Brisbane came alive with political demonstrations for
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander civil liberties
and land rights. This incredible exhibition allows you to
relive and reflect on this politically significant time
through original footage and photographs, and
personal stories from the advocates of this
revolutionary movement.”
Event details: [scroll down page] http://www.antarqld.org.au/node/201
Commonwealth Games Demonstrations- Brisbane 1982: http://www.kooriweb.org/foley/images/history/1980s/82games/gamesppdx.html

Event: 28 March to 14 April 2013: Belconnen, Canberra, ACT
I Do Have a Belief:
Kevin Gilbert (1933-1993) Art Retrospective
Location: Belconnen Art Centre
“I Do Have a Belief is an exhibition and events
celebrating the life of Kevin Gilbert and his contribution
to the local community, advancing human and political
rights and Aboriginal sovereignty at a national and
international level.”
“The showcasing of his creative work includes
unseen oils, lino‑prints, published poetry,
political works, and photographic murals.”
Special events will be held on:
* 1 April at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy and on
* 6 April at the Belconnen Arts Centre
Event details: http://www.canberra100.com.au/calendar/view/751/i-do-have-a-belief—kevin-gilbert-1933-1993-art-retrospec/
Event details: http://www.belconnenartscentre.com.au/

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