According to Helen Eason of activist group GMAC, the stolen generation is not some unfortunate footnote in history, it is continuing in modern Australia.
Charlie Perkins is a name familiar to many, but his acts lesser so. In fact, the man literally spent his life attempting to push us ever closer to equality. A true icon.
The instances of suicide in First Nation communities is increasing with every passing year. But while the statistics are appalling, the human cost is far more than the headlines suggest.
Despite our best intentions, the gap between the women’s movement in this country bridged by white privilege is fundamentally flawed. And we’re all guilty of it. Including myself.
The management of Australians through welfare is nothing new. Today’s cashless card is merely the result of what was already tested on our indigenous population.