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GULPILIL'S COUNTRY

GULPILIL'S COUNTRY

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 2014-07-11 13:55:17

I've often said that the major problem with the Intervention – and all the hyperventilation about the reported spate of child abuse and domestic violence in remote Aboriginal communities that justified the imposition of its quasi-military rule – was that...» Read More

 

TRAGIC CONFRONTATION IN THE DESERT

TRAGIC CONFRONTATION IN THE DESERT

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 2014-04-08 12:47:32

Anyone reading the usually-reliable Nicolas Rothwell in The Australian newspaper a couple of weekends ago (The Review 22/23 March) in a major essay entitled 'Culture War', would have come away convinced that an exhibition designed to reveal the extent of...» Read More

 

ART COMES OUT OF THE LONG GRASS

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 2009-12-01 14:46:23

A remarkable story in the Fairfax press is linking the joys and benefits of art-making to the social pressures that have often caused Darwin Aborigines to 'take to the long grass' – in other words drop out and 'squat' in...» Read More