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60 years on the road and I’m a gonna make it home tonight: Thank you Jinnadirran

Watson-St-GabesOn my very first day with the Australian Public Service, employed as a trainee administrative officer at the Alderley office of the Department of Social Security, I was enjoying my anonymity that was to last for only a matter of minutes before the supervisor was introducing me to an office of smiling faces by repeatedly declaring "Let me introduce you to Flo Watson's daughter".

Certainly a simple...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 08 March 2012 06:27

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Australia’s Enigma: What to do with the ‘natives’? or are we Aborigines, or ‘Indigenous’? Or what?

pat eatockIn this modern day, I would like to state that I never use the words 'tribe', 'tribes', or 'tribal' when referring to the Aboriginal peoples of Australia. These words are archaic and belong in the dustbin with other words that hark back to colonialism and nationalism. They have no place in contemporary multicultural Australia because they are belittling to Aboriginal people and demeaning to our progress for equality...

 

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