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Chair of the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania, Michael Mansell, has made his feelings clear on the exit of Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman, labelling his tenure in the top job a “bitter disappointment”. Hodgman resigned earlier this month after six years as Premier and 14 years as the leader of the state’s Liberal Party. His […]

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Culture comes alive at kipli paywuta lumi hosted by Mona Foma starting this Friday and moving into the weekend showcasing Tasmanian Aboriginal food, architecture and culture. Kipli paywuta lumi, means “food to sustain us” or “food across time” in the Tasmanian Aboriginal language of palawa kani. The festival was created in collaboration with Aboriginal community, […]

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Tasmanian filmmaker and Pakana community member Takani Clark is creating an online portfolio which showcases the strength, femininity & power that radiates from Tasmania’s Palawa/Pakana community. Ms Clark is just one collaborator within the ‘Women of the Island’ project and her passion for storytelling through film has led her to push Aboriginal stories onto the […]

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