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ABC website – Right Wrongs – that can be used any time, Reconciliation Week or not.

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11 more Aboriginal + Dual Names to go to Nomenclature Board in June 2017

11 more Aboriginal and Dual Names to go to Nomenclature Board in June 2017 11 palawa kani Names for places are ready to be sent to the Tasmanian Government’s Nomenclature Board to consider in their June 2017 meeting.   These are names for 9 places at Cape Grim; and for 2 waterfalls which do not already have names – one in Launceston and one in Hobart. The previous two batches of names each took about twelve months to be assigned so we can ... 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

Understanding culture key to better health

GPs benefit from a better understanding of Aboriginal Culture, through partnership between TAC and General Practice Training Tasmania (GPTT). Mercury 10 Jan 2017. Read more

Australian National University – Statement of Apology

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yula (Muttonbird) Monitoring Dec 2016

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Launceston Newsletter September – November 2016

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takayna tracks case

takayna tracks court case Mercury, 13th October: Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre chief Heather Sculthorpe described the decision as “a bloody good victory.” She said the State Government would need to conduct careful studies of the area’s heritage and environmental values before seeking Federal Government approval.     TAC Press Release, 12 October 2016: Land Returns and Heritage Protection not hollow words Aboriginal Community says.     EDO Press Release, 12 October 2016: Government commits to referring 4WD tracks proposal following Full Court decision "The Full Court has confirmed the TAC’s central argument" - that the works ... Read more
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