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Response to CBHagman (Original post)

Wed Sep 4, 2019, 12:40 AM

1. Yet even today, the Indigenous people of Australia face discrimination

and continuing theft of their land.

Two Labor Prime Ministers, Gough Whitlam and Paul Keating, made determined efforts to advance recognition from white Australians of Indigenous rights and contribution of Indigenous peoples to our culture. But the conservatives seem hellbent on stealing more land and doing their best to degrade their culture and trash their history. This was epitomised by the refusal of a number of conservative MPs to attend Kevin Rudd's "Sorry" speech in Parliament shortly after his election as Prime Minster; among those who were not present were John Howard and current Home Affairs Minister, Peter Dutton, probably the most detested politician in the country, and also the loathsome Tony Abbott.


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