SOUTH SEA ISLANDER COMMEMORATION SYMPOSIUM

Maritime Union of Australia, 365 Sussex St, Sydney
2017 marks 170 year anniversary since Benjamin Boyd trafficked the first of South Sea Islanders to becaome slaves in Australia and 110 years since the mass deportations of some 7,000 slaves under the 1901 White Australia policy. Speeches from Mrs Bonita Mabo, AO - ASSIPJ patron, Shireen Malamoo - former NSW Justice Health Board, Dr Stephen Gapps - Australian National Maritime Museum, Paul McAleer - Secretary MUA, Jeff Mc Mullen - Journalist, Producer, Activist and Emelda Davis - President ASSIPJ.
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Friday, September 8, 2017 - 18:00
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