The change the date debate has been across multiple threads, as was constitutional recognition, as is Uluru statement, Indigenous youth suicide. So I thought we should maybe contain it to one thread.
This appeared in the Guardian this morning, an in-depth investigation into the killing of aboriginal people, it’s a must read for anyone who wants to know more about how a significant part this country was built.
The blacks are very quiet here now, poor wretches. No wild beast of the forest was ever hunted down with such unsparing perseverance as they are. Men, women and children are shot whenever they can be met with … I have protested against it at every station I have been in Gippsland, in the strongest language, but these things are kept very secret as the penalty would certainly be hanging