takayna tracks referred for Federal Assessment
Hodgman Government continues their relentless push to let 4WDs in to destroy heritage.
16 Oct 2017:
Federal environment Minister says full assessment is required.
So now the state government have to prove that their planned mitigation works does not impact on the national heritage values (or threatened species) of the Western Tasmania Aboriginal Cultural Landscape.
Frydenberg seeks review of four-wheel-drive tracks in Tasmania's Tarkine
Federal Environment Department wants more information on Tarkine tracks proposal
Liberal State Government push ahead on plan to ...
Sharon Holbrook, from the Elders Council of Tasmania, Launceston, wishes everyone ‘Happy Seniors Week’ in palawa kani (16-23 October in Tasmania).
Sharon is 1st speaker of 13 speakers saying Happy Seniors Week in their different world languages, all now spoken in Tasmania.
The Expatriate Connection Support and Community For People Changing Country put this audio together for community groups to play during this week.
We’ll post any links to these when we receive any.
Here;s Tina Goodwin, TAC tobacco worker, on stage at the Oceania Tobacco Control Conference with Hone Harawura. Tina announced Hone as the winner of the Tariana Turia award which recognises significant contributions to Indigenous tobacco control. Hone has worked as a community activist and parliamentarian on many issues of importance to Maori. He wants to see tobacco companies sued for all of the death and destruction they cause to Maori, Aboriginal and other Indigenous communities.
Hone's words: "Those bastards (Big Tobacco) are ...
palawa kani place names
on the way to
Kings Run Handover 2017
(pah tah why)
Burnie, city at Blackman Point
(peen mah teek)
(mu nah treek)
Stanley; The Nut (Circular Head)
(tee tee mah)
(pee lee tee kah)
(lu wu kah)
(rah nah mee teem)
(tie pah lah kah)
(mun tah ree cow teem)
Bluff Hill Point
(nah mu ru wah teem)
small river before Arthur River
(lah rah tu ru nown)
(mun tree cow ree pah)
(tah kye nah)