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Issue Four Editorial

The beginning of this semester has been marked for me by visits to the Redfern Tent Embassy, and hearing stories from friends who travelled on the 50th Anniversary Freedom Ride. With first hand perspectives and experiences giving myself and others a greater understanding of Indigenous land issues and the constant disadvantages these groups face at…

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Pretending Not to Hear Me: Belvoir’s Kill the Messenger

  Nakkiah Lui’s Kill the Messenger has been billed as a “game changer” for black theatre. The show centres around three stories which constitute a direct attack on institutional racism and its agents – including the Belvoir audience. Paul hangs himself to escape cancer, after being profiled and turned away from hospital on suspicion of…

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Things People Told Us

About five years ago they shut down MASH—Moree Aboriginal Sobriety House, no warning. It helped peoeple, I worked there for eight years as a councillor, black fellas used to come from all over the area for help. Now we have Ice, we need it more than ever. – Leah, Moree I work as a highschool…

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Cheeky Colli Bastard: Rapping in Walgett

Halfway through our interview Michael Graham stops me mid-question. “We might just see what these kids want,” he says, grinning slightly. I juggle phones and cameras as five young boys climb all over him, posing for photos and shaking his hand. In the background of each snap is the Walgett Showground and a stage where…