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City of Launceston supports Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre name submission for Punchbowl Reserve waterfall

http://www.examiner.com.au/story/4647885/punchbowl-reserve-waterfall-name-proposed/?cs=5312 Read more

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

The TAC has chosen 11 new names in palawa kani as dual and replacement names for sites around the state, under a proposal being put to the state’s Nomenclature Board.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-06/offensive-tasmanian-place-names-replaced-with-aboriginal-words/8502648 Read more

Launceston Newsletter March-April 2017

Newsletter March-April 2017 Read more

waranta tangara takariliya Mumirimina, lungkana Risdon Cove-ta, 3rd May 1804

3rd May 1804 waranta tangara takariliya Mumirimina, lungkana Risdon Cove-ta We mourn our Mumirimina families, murdered at Risdon Cove on 3rd May 1804 On this day in 1804, raytji lungkana waypa, luna + luwutina  Mumirimina. nara mulaka  tara paywuta paywuta.  Mumirimina-mapali krakapaka  parana-nara-mapali; krakapaka kuntana-ta nara mitungkuna.   waranta  takara milaythina nara  takara.  takila-mana-mapali wingani payintrika waranta tangara pakana mana-mapali  krakapaka.   waranta tunapri nara-mapali manta manta. On this day in 1804, white soldiers murdered men, women and children of the Mumirimina people. They were hunting ... Read more

Community Screening of animated TV series Little J and Big Cuz – TAC Launceston Wednesday, 17th May at 3.00pm

palawa kani Launch Invitation 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.

Final Project Presentations Read more

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
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