February 28, 9.30am. Coroner's Court, 1 Main Ave, Lidcombe.
On 13 February 2008, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd publicly apologised, on behalf of the Federal Government, to the Stolen Generations – the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who were forcibly removed from their families and communities by successive colonial and Australian governments.
This Friday 12th February, we gather together to reflect, share our stories and support one another on the 13th anniversary of National Apology Day.
Join us from 10:30am for a community walk around the lake. Morning tea will be provided.
Tandanya Survival Day rally and concert, 253 Grenfell St, Adelaide, 1pm
On 26 January 2018 a march calling for ‘Justice through Treaty’ seeks to show broad public support for the development of a Treaty with Aboriginal people. The march will build on the 1988 Long March for Peace Justice and Hope, where 40,000 people showed their support for Aboriginal rights and the 1938 Day of Mourning, where Aboriginal people from different states first joined forces in a call for justice.
Assemble at 198 Elizabeth St and march to Parliament House Lawns, Hobart.
The war on Aboriginal people continues … Sovereignty and Justice Now!
This rally will mark 230 years since British military forces invaded Gadigal land and declared British rule over this continent, along with Aotearoa and other Pacific Islands. While colonial regime continues to hold a day of celebration, we resist the ongoing war against Aboriginal people.
Kings Domain Resting Place, Linlithgow Ave, Melbourne
FILM SCREENING: 88
Resistance Bookshop, 22 Mountain St, Ultimo
Gather at Parliament of Victoria, Spring St, East Melbourne.
TJ Hickey Park, cnr George & Phillip St, Waterloo for march to NSW Parliament
For almost 14 years, the Hickey family and the Indigenous Social Justice Association has been demanding the reopening of the Coronial Inquiry into the killing of then 16-year-old TJ during a police pursuit. for almost 14 years. They have had meetings with one Attorney General, two Aboriginal Affairs ministers, sent letters to three premiers, few police ministers, rallied to NSW Parliament House almost 10 times and present petitions, but all to no avail.