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No charges on Australia Day Embassy protest

julia gillardNo charges will be laid over a disturbance on Australia Day involving Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

Ms Gillard and Opposition Leader Tony Abbott were rushed from a Canberra restaurant by police when angry protesters, many of whom had been attending 40th anniversary celebrations at the nearby Aboriginal Tent Embassy, surrounded the building.

ACT Policing said it had finalised its investigation...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 07 June 2012 10:23

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A day to ‘Ditch the Durrie’, the life you save may be your own

justin mohamed,_tom_calma_&_judy_harrisBy National Indigenous Times reporter Geoff Bagnall

Smoking kills, and is killing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders across Australia at a far greater rate than the rest of the population.

 

While smoking rates for non-Indigenous Australians has plummeted over the last forty years to a little more than 17 per cent, 47...

 

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