30 years on John Pat’s death remains a stark reminder of the failure of all successive governments to adopt the Royal Commission recommendations
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John Pat: A day of shame still burns and is not forgotten
On 28 September 1983 a young life came to an end that sent a community into tears before it became rage and outrage dulled into anguish and sorrow by the passing of time and a litany of broken lives. The tears of 28 September 1983 filled Roebourne, breaking the hearts of its Yindjibarndi peoples.
A mother, Mavis Pat...
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