Stand up for Aboriginal rights on the first day of the new gubbament.
Tuesday, 12 February in Canberra
Meet Aboriginal Tent Embassy 11:30am
March to Parliament for 1pm rally
Turn back Howard and Brough's racist legacy!
Mobilise for reinstatement of the Racial Discrimination Act
Demand immediate review of the NT intervention
End welfare quarantines, compulsory land acquisition and 'mission manager' powers
Implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Aboriginal control of Aboriginal affairs
How to get there!
Buses will be leaving from the Block, opposite Redfern Station, on Tuesday 12 February. Get there at 7a.m. for 7.30am departure.
Ring Janene to book a seat on the bus – 0416 490 481 - $20 ($10 concession).
If you are interested in going down to Canberra on Monday 11 Feb, let us know that as well. Bus times for Monday are still being confirmed.
Initiated by the Aboriginal Rights Coalition, Sydney. Come to the meetings 6pm every Monday at Redfern Community Centre, Hugo St.
Shane Phillips 0414077631
Greg Eatock 0432050240
Endorsements from Aboriginal leaders include:
Olga Havnen (Combined Aboriginal Organisations of the NT) Barbara Shaw (Tangentyere council, Alice Springs) Lez Malezer (Chairman, Global Indigenous People's Caucus UN, Foundation Aboriginal Islander Rights Association) Jackie Katona (CEO of Lumbu Indigenous Community Foundation, Djokcan) Michael Mansell (Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre) Sam Watson (Brisbane) Mitch (Arrendte woman, NT) Robbie Thorpe (Melbourne) Phil Falk (Senior Lecturer School of Law, Griffith Uni, Wiradjuri nation) Linda Murphy (Lecturer, School of Arts, Griffith Uni) Sandra Phillips (QUT) Nicole Watson (Jumbunna, Sydney) Heidi Norman (UTS) Victor Hardt (Oodgeroo, QUT) Shane Phillips (Redfern) Peta Ridgeway (Newcastle) Arthur Ridgeway (Newcastle) Greg Eatock (Aboriginal Rights Coalition, Sydney) Indigenous Social Justice Association