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Kids from The Alice: When Malcolm met Menzies

2602 St Francis (Cooper 1) SMOur new series about high achievers from The Centre begins with the story of Malcolm Cooper who headed up a group of activists instrumental in the historic 1967 Referendum. He is pictured third from right, with a delegation of Aboriginal representatives who met with Prime Minister Robert Menzies in 1963. The author of this series, MARK J SMITH, is the grandson of Father Percy Smith who was the first resident Anglican priest in Alice Springs from 1933 and founder, with his wife Isabel, of St Francis’ House, home for Aboriginal children.

Patronising, paternalistic blow-ins: hands off our kids!

 

 

 

I personally learned the paramount importance of the one thing that can change children’s lives, the one thing that can give them hope, give them a life through which they can choose their own path: Education!

The little children are clever

 

Part One: The choice not to go school

 

Little Aboriginal children in remote communities are choosing not to attend school.  From their point of view, this is the right thing to do, writes BLAIR McFARLAND (pictured).

 

Intervention not demonising men

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

 

I am responding to comments from Des Rogers, Deputy Chief Executive of the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress about the Little Children are still Sacred report. I was shocked to hear his comments. I think it is deplorable that he has said the Federal Intervention demonised men, writes Alison Anderson, Minister for Children and Families.

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