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Bungalow history fobbed off by Feds, NT Government

By ERWIN CHLANDA History was made in the Bungalow, now better known as the Overland Telegraph Station, as the place where taken-away children were interned,...

From Central Australia to Central Districts

By JOHN P McD SMITH A book just published tells the amazing story of gifted Aboriginal footballer, Sonny Morey. He was born at Yambah Station north...

First Aboriginal doctor: Gordon Briscoe AO, BA (Hist), MA, PhD

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Alice Springs born Dr Gordon Briscoe’s journey is remarkable: Since the 1950s he has been a prominent Indigenous activist, leader, researcher, writer, teacher and public commentator. Born in 1938 he was a talented soccer player and in 1997 became the first Indigenous person to gain a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) from an Australian University. By MARK J SMITH.

I never found my mother

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Race horses are given a universal birthday of August 1 in the Southern Hemisphere. Stolen children were getting the same treatment in Australia: "At Mulgoa, because no-one knew our real birth dates, the girls were all given the birth date of December 1 and the boys January 1," recalls Millicent "Millie" Glenn (at right in the photo). She tells her story to JOHN P McD SMITH. 

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