An 80 Year Sit In

  Equal pay, was only part of the disrespect afforded Aboriginal peoples. Under the Aboriginal Protection Act indigenous people were not allowed to live within one mile of Dunwich and North Stradbroke Island's aboriginal families were forcibly shifted to an aboriginal settlement at Myora Springs, where they lived from 1892 until 1940. Closed in 1941, people …

Equal Pay

Carers And Activists From the conflicts of 1832 and 33, to 1869 when the Benevolent Asylum was established on the island to house the frail, elderly and infirmed people from the settler communities from of the mainland. The care for these people was by both aboriginal and non-aboriginal people. Pay for aboriginal people was however in …

65 000 Deaths in the Frontier Wars; Queensland

Dr Ray Kerkhove is an independent historian and cultural researcher specialising in Indigenous history and material culture of southern Queensland. August 24, 2019 he spoke at North Stradbroke Island Museum on Minjerribah about the frontier wars. His reflections on sites of conflict, dates and casualties can be found https://frontierbattleshgrc.wordpress.com/stradbroke-and-moreton-islands/ Research, presented to the Australian Historical …

Controversy Around a Whale Interpretative Centre at Point Lookout

Protest song by Point Lookout resident Clara Durbidge, Change.org petition and 18 739 signatures, radio interviews (with Steve Austin on ABC Radio drive August 2018), news coverage, Point Lookout protest and Vimeo film footage follow pegs in the ground staking out the location of a Whale Interpretative Centre at Point Lookout headlands old tennis courts. Unlikely …