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National John Pat Day to be recognised next year with marches, rallies across the nation

john pat_anniversaryJohn Pat, who was killed by off duty police officers in Western Australia's Roebourne in 1983, will be remembered in a National John Pat Day next year.

Marches and rallies will take place in every major city and in many towns across the nation.

It will be 30 years since September 28, 1983 when his life was extinguished during a brutal beating by an inebriated racist police...

 

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Last Updated on Saturday, 27 October 2012 10:58

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Decision whether to lift Territory grog bans should wait until research completed, says Central Land Council

david rossThere should be a detailed and comprehensive review of all the evidence relating to the re-introduction of wet canteens and a loosening of other alcohol restrictions on Aboriginal communities before government and communities rush into such a major shift of policy, the Central Land Council has said.

The Central Land Council has asked the Northern Territory Government to wait until the results of research into...

 

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Last Updated on Saturday, 27 October 2012 10:55

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