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From one of our readers in Townsville, Queensland, on Gurrumbilbarra and Thul Garrie Waja Country. National Indigenous Times welcomes letters to the editor. Please send letters to Hannah at editor@nit.com.au.   We as ‘First Nation Peoples’ have been waiting for over 200 years for permission, waiting for handouts from a Government who have no intentions of […]

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From one of our readers in Woombye, Queensland, on Gubbi Gubbi Country. National Indigenous Times welcomes letters to the editor. Please send to Hannah at editor@nit.com.au. The reason we celebrate a national day is for all Australians to celebrate qualities of mateship, fairness and a unique culture that is immersed in Indigenous heritage. As we […]

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A yarn from one of our readers remembering the Wave Hill Walk Off of 1966 led by Gurindji man, Vincent Lingiari.   Pouring of the Sand In the territory north at a hill called Wave The Blackfellas toiled under bondage of a slave Never given dignity like other counterparts The hurt of inequality burning through […]

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I am a Dhungutti man from the Nambucca region and was struggling with gambling addiction and substance abuse for most of my life. I struggled with coping with life’s pressures and called on the Warruwi helpline and got lifesaving advice from Ashley. He cares for our communities and has spent his life assisting our mob. […]

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Christine Bennett is a non-Indigenous senior citizen. She holds community classes in yoga and pilates, and lives in Nambour, QLD, within the Gubbi Gubbi region. It is well beyond time to acknowledge the reality of our nation’s history: that to the first peoples of Australia, January 26 is a painful reminder of the invasion of […]

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