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 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.
It’s David versus Goliath in the fight for the Adani mine, with those against calling for a massive rethink in native land title.
In Deep Time Dreaming, Billy Griffiths examines Australia’s coming-to-terms with its Indigenous past. Hyperbole aside, it is the most important analysis of who we were in a very long time.
With anti-Sunrise protestors gatecrashing another broadcast, the solution is obvious, even if it might be lost from those on the desk.