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Marjorie Margaret Woodrow has passed away, aged 93 years. Born at Corowa Tank, Marjorie was one of the Stolen Generation taken from her mother as a little girl, together with her four siblings. A survivor of the infamous Cootamundra Girls Home, she was the mother of eight children, Lesley Jean Clark, William Charles Benton, Clare Dianne Harrison, […]

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The family of Cyril Kalippa OAM has accepted an offer of a State funeral. The service will be held at St Mary’s Star of the Sea Cathedral, corner of McLachlan and Smith Streets, Darwin, on Thursday June 23, at 10.00am. Refreshments will be provided at St Mary’s Football Sporting and Social Club, Abala Road, Marrara […]

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The incredible legacy of Roy David Page will be celebrated in a ceremony open to the public at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s Concert Hall in his hometown of Brisbane next Monday, May 9, at 11am. A statement from Bangarra Dance Company released today reads: “We have lost one of our most senior cultural leaders. David was […]

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Statement on behalf of the Mam family. Torres Strait Elder, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, advocate, supporter, cultural leader and former NAIDOC Male Elder of the Year (2005) Uncle Steve Mam has passed away quietly in Brisbane in the presence of wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Uncle Steve was born at St Paul’s Village on Moa […]

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Tributes are flowing for Brisbane radio personality Tiga Bayles who has passed away after a long battle with cancer, The Canberra Times reports. Bales, 62, was a long time radio presenter at 98.9 FM for a program called Let’s Talk which focused on issues relevant to First Nations people. But his influence and activism in so […]

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