Students Support Aboriginal Communities on the community networks that facilitate activism around the country. Photo: Freya Newman
The Students Support Aboriginal Communities Collective on their plans and how to get involved.
Lyall Dennnison was born in Moree and lived there until he moved to Sydney at the age of 21 to work for the State Premier. At the evening concert in Moree, he approached students from the Freedom Ride and offered to show us around. After taking one carload around, Samantha Jonscher was lucky enough to get a spot in his second tour.
Samantha Jonscher on Honi’s Coverage of the Freedom Ride’s 50th anniversary tour
Original Freedom Rider Barry Corr chose not to join the 2015 Freedom Ride reenactment.
Unlike her father, Evelyn Corr chose to attend the 2015 reenactment of the 1965 Freedom Ride.
Police are an ever-present part of life in Walgett.
In Orana Juvenile Justice Centre, 99% of the inmates are Aboriginal. Indigenous youths represent only 5% of young Australian people. Yet 39% of the young people in the juvenile justice system are Aboriginal. At the Centre, I heard some of the adults telling the kids not to waste their opportunities. But what opportunities are they…
Auntie May is the Elder in Moree’s Top Camp reserve, an ex-mission. She has lived there all her life.
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…