The Voice on ‘Invasion Day’

Written by Keith Windschuttle In recent months, The Australian has been running a fairly sustained campaign in favour of the demand for a “voice” to the Commonwealth parliament on policy issues that affect Aboriginal people. The newspaper has published a series of stories and opinion pieces in support of the Uluru Statement of the Heart made at … Continue reading The Voice on ‘Invasion Day’

First Nations? What does this mean exactly?

Often times than not, when in an argument or merely observing replies on a comment section or reading an article, you'll be faced with some individual or a group of individuals using the term "First Nations" to define Australian Aboriginals. For those who do not understand the historical context and the potentially dangerous implications it … Continue reading First Nations? What does this mean exactly?

Deletion of Australian Pygmies from History

From the 1940s until the 1960s, it was fairly widely known there were pygmies in Australia. They lived in North Queensland and had come in from the wild of the tropical rainforests to live on missions in the region. This was a fact recorded at the time not only in anthropological textbooks and articles but … Continue reading Deletion of Australian Pygmies from History