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The Hypocrisy of Australia Day

As the mercury rises and Australia continues to recover from the festive season, many people’s thoughts turn to the New Year and what it might bring. Days at the beach, forgotten resolutions, cricket, melanoma,...

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Remembering Jack Patten (1905 – 1957)

John Thomas Patten (28 March, 1905 – 12 October, 1957) was an Australian Aboriginal leader, professional boxer, journalist and civil rights activist. Early Life John Thomas Patten was born March 28, 1905, at Cummeragunja,...