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All the good work being done to end family violence is now under threat

 

feature antoinette braybrookAt the Garma Festival in August, 2013, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he wanted to be “not just a Prime Minister but a Prime Minister for Aboriginal Affairs. The first I imagine that we have ever had.” Within a few months, the National Family Violence Prevention Legal Services Programme, a programme I helped establish in Victoria, was moved from the...

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 18:25

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Sam Burgess

sam burgessWho is your mob?

My mob is from Hughenden and Richmond area.

Where did you grow up?

I was born in Ingham, north Queensland and grew up in Hughenden.

I went to a small primary school in Bambaroo for years 1 to 7 and then Ingham High up to Year 12.

I liked all the connections with some of the teachers. They showed us a lot about how to deal with different situations in...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 07 February 2013 12:51

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Margaret Wagg-Malone

Margaret Wagg_MaloneWho is your mob?

On my father's side I am Mandubarra from the Mamu nation, and on my mother's side I'm Kaanju from up around Coen area.

Where were you born?

I was born in Ingham, north Queensland. The family left there when I was about 8 years old when we moved to Rockhampton. With Dad's job, he was a waterside worker.

Where did you go to school?

I did all of...

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 January 2013 19:56

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Barry McGuire

barry mcguireWho is your mob?

I'm a Balladong, descendant of the Wadjuk (Perth) and Yued, that's my mother's Yued mob. She is a stolen generation. My father was born in a little place called Bally Bally within the Balladong country.

Where were you born?

I was born in a little place called Kellerberrin about 2 1/2 hours east of Perth.

I went to school for my first 6 years in Kellerberrin and...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 31 January 2013 16:50

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Shay-Lee Aitken

shay lee_aitkenWho is your mob?

I am from the Minjungbal people from the beautiful Bundjalung country

Where were you born and grow up?

I was born in Potts Point, Sydney. I grew up on the Southern Gold Coast & Far Northern NSW

Where did you go to school?

I spent the first half of high school at St. Hilda's and the last half at Palm Beach Currumbin High School

What did you...

 

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