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Aboriginal Lands Theft

The Tasmanian Government is proposing changes to the Aboriginal Lands Act 1995. Some of the proposals will drastically change the way land is managed, who and how we elect the board for the Aboriginal Lands Council Tasmania, and how land is returned. Aboriginal land management The Government wants any lands handed back to us to go to organisations away from Aboriginal control. Our land managers are experienced and have the deep knowledge and expertise to care for our country and its resources. All Aboriginal people can access Aboriginal land. This will change if it ... Read more

UNESCO International Decade of Languages, preserving palawa kani. Examiner 21 January 2022

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TAC Annual Report 2020-21

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TAC Annual Report 2019-20

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Closing the Gap Tasmanian Implementation Plan 2021-2023

Closing the Gap Tasmanian Implementation Plan 2021-2023 The Tasmanian Government has committed to better outcomes for Tasmanian Aboriginal people, more opportunity for them and their families, to dignify the relationship with Tasmanian Aboriginal people and achieve a truly reconciled community. Read more about this in the Closing the Gap Tasmanian Implementation Plan 2021-2023. Closing the Gap - Tasmanian Implementation PlanDownload Read more

Change the Date – Invasion Day Rally – 26/1/2021

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TAC Annual Report 2018-19

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Welcome to Country in palawa kani, the language of Tasmanian Aborigines at the opening of MONA FOMA, Launceston

Watch Daisy Allan give this powerful Welcome to Country in palawa kani, the language of Tasmanian Aborigines at the opening of MONA FOMA, Launceston https://youtu.be/D-7OcDB8nV4 Daisy was thrilled to speak palawa kani to open Mona Foma Music and Arts Festival. "It was an honour to speak at the same event as such incredible artists performing in Indigenous languages, Jeremy Dutcher and Australian band Ripple Effect".   Read more

Stop Black Deaths in Custody

  Media Statement  All Lives Will Matter When Black Lives Matter  Protest Gathering: Franklin Square 5.30 pm today Aborigines and our supporters will today stand in solidarity with the Warlpiri of Yuendumu and all other Aboriginal communities in Australia who have lost loved ones in the ongoing war between Australia and Aboriginal people. The CEO of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre, Heather Sculthorpe, said, “Australia still has blood on its hands. From the dispossession of our people to the latest police shooting of an Aboriginal teenager in ... Read more

nipaluna/Hobart Language Day 2019

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 ... Read more
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