Are you Indigenous? You will have to prove it’s true, Australia Council tells Jack Charles
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Jack Charles' Indigenous background is hardly a secret but the Federal Government has a problem believing him.
His mother was a Bunnerong woman, his father a Wiradjuri man. Charles was born in Melbourne in 1943 and is one of Australia's most renowned Aboriginal actors.
He was involved in setting up Australia's first Indigenous theatre group, Nindethana, at the Pram Factory in Melbourne...
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