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 week that was involved two male vultures creating life, another in Washington DC risking all life and we gazed back at the Mabo decision, and our commonwealth since.
With Australia Day upon us once more, I suggest we change the meaning. From Invasion to reconciliation. A brand new day.
Welcome back to #AussieMavericks. Today we meet Faith Bandler, who fought against colour barriers, created welfare boards and was critical in bringing Indigenous peoples into the constitution.
With today marking both Australia Day and Indian Republic Day, Chetna Prakash has bore witness to the differing hangovers of colonisation.