The Mercury newspaper, palawa kani Talking Point, Michael Mansell, 15 June 2019
Please click on the following links to view the NAIDOC 2019 events in your region
Nipaluna NAIDOC 2019
Launceston NAIDOC 2019
Pataway NAIDOC 2019
May 2019 Land Management Update
Burn Traverse Video
thiyanalapana lumi! (Cold weather is here!)
To hear the palawa kani, click on the poster below
nipaluna formed a question in popular show The Chase Australia, 7plus, Tuesday 9 April 2019.
Contestants were quizzed on nipaluna, the original name for which Australian capital?
Watch the clip
nipaluna/Hobart Language Day 2019
nipaluna/Hobart Language Day was held at Parliament lawns nipaluna (Hobart) on Saturday March 30.
The theme was 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages. Over 300 people attended.
palawa kani activities were: Opening - Daisy Allan, milaythina-mana Dewayne Everettsmith,
kanaplila luna Women's Dances, Sharing Aboriginal place names - June Sculthorpe;
& Hands-on workshops throughout the day: rri karati-ti Hands in friendship
- ochre handprints on a banner for International Indigenous Languages Year,
rayakana nipaluna song + kanalaritja kitina stringing a shell bracelet with Rosetta Thomas and Tessa Atto,
and truwuta ...
Land Management Supervisor permanent North West based
Land Management Worker South based
TAC Annual Report 2017-18
In 2013, the federal Attorney-General’s department saw fit to shut the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre run Aboriginal legal service and hand it to a Victorian group run by Wayne Muir. Muir is alleged to have committed rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment between 1987 and 2003, allegations Mr Muir denies.
The federal government requires Tasmanian Aborigines (and presumably others on the mainland) to have police checks just to sit on a committee, let alone be a CEO of legal services.