SYDNEY — A new book, Voices of Aboriginal Australia: Past Present Future, will be launched on Tuesday, May 9, 6:30pm, at the Glebe Town Hall, 160 St John's Rd, Glebe. The date is the fourth anniversary of the final report of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.
Compiled by Irene Moores for the Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Watch Committee, the book includes writings, poetry, speeches, interviews: 99 articles, from the Day of Mourning on Australia Day 1938, land rights, Tent Embassy, to the appalling statistics on Aboriginal deaths in custody in 1995.
The book, 492 pages in length, is priced at $19.95 (paperback). To order, write to: Butterfly Books, Box 107, Springwood, NSW 2777, Australia. or contact: Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Watch Committee, Box 65, Broadway NSW 2007 ph (02) 264 9895, fax 264 9916.