with Brian Johnstone, originally published at New Matilda on November 26, 2014 The NSW government was prepared to rush through “misleading” legislation curtailing land rights despite being warned that public access to beaches was not threatened by Aboriginal land claims in an attempt to drum up a fear campaign around the issue, a Greens MLC […]Read more "‘Fear Campaign’ Behind Attack On Land Rights"
Originally published in the Koori Mail, August 27th 2014 edition under the title “Divisions run deep in battle for the Block” By Amy McQuire SYDNEY It was raining the day the Koori Mail visited the Redfern Tent Embassy. The sacred fire, its embers transported and reignited from the Canberra Tent Embassy, was hidden under a […]Read more "Redfern tent embassy fire keeps burning"
Originally published July 10, 2014, on New Matilda. The fight for land rights in Australia goes on, despite the appropriation of the icons associated with the struggle, writes Amy McQuire. For a new generation of Australians, the iconic song ‘From Little Things Big Things Grow’ may signal little more than an annoying jingle on a […]Read more "The Fight For Land Rights Starts With Little Things"