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Launceston City Council today voted unanimously to pass their motion to support TAC’s submission to the Nomenclature Board to name the rock fissure within Punchbowl Reserve luyni mungalina (Raining Rock).

Launceston City Council today voted unanimously to pass their motion to support TAC’s submission to the Nomenclature Board to name the rock fissure within Punchbowl Reserve luyni mungalina (Raining Rock). We thank the councillors for their invitation to address the Council meeting, for their decision, and for the statements they made in the spirit of reconciliation of continuing support for our shared present and future. You can hear the Council meeting at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvM7wt9cr8Y . Read more

• “Well beaten tracks: the antiquity of Aboriginal land use in eastern Tasmania’’ – Presentation of Australian Research Council (ARC) Funded Project by Richard Cosgrove, Jillian Garvey and John Webb. a presentation of these research topics on the 25th of May at the piyura kitina – (Risdon Cove) Back pyramid from 11.00 am – 12.30 pm.

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Fremantle Changed the Date earlier this year

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-24/fremantle-divided-over-cancellation-of-australia-day-festivities/8207954 Read more

Aboriginal Support for Council to move forward and Change the Date

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-04/aboriginal-support-for-council-move-to-change-australia-day/8412874 Read more

All City Councils should discuss Change the Date says Mayor

http://www.examiner.com.au/story/4579220/australia-day-change-criticised-poll/ Read more

Relics Act Passes First Step

http://www.examiner.com.au/story/4580773/relic-act-passes-first-step/ Read more

Aboriginal Relics Act debate begins

http://www.examiner.com.au/story/4579434/relics-act-debate-begins/ Read more

palawa kani names for two waterfalls

palawa kani names for two waterfalls Two waterfalls in Tasmania which don’t have official names can be given palawa kani names. One is on the foothills of kunanyi/Mt Wellington, Hobart. turikina    truwala said as (tu ree kee nah)    (tru wah lah). which means:   Mountain     Waterfall (literally –  ‘waterfall mountain’ as the palawa kani word order is the reverse of English).           press play to hear pronunciation:     The second is in Punchbowl Reserve, Launceston. luyni mungalina said as (loy nee ) (mu ngah lee nah). which means:   Raining Rock [Waterfall] because the falls only ... Read more

Land Management Update March 2017

This new Land Management Update celebrates the work and life on returned land, with features on Preminghana and Babel Island and some palawa kani to boot. It is available at: http://tacinc.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Land-Management-update-Mar17.pdf (It is best printed as a booklet.) Read more

Push for Tasmanian Aboriginal MLC Ramping up

  Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre addresses redistribution tribunal     Also Related: http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/4504295/mansell-to-argue-for-mlc-addition Read more
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