Category Archives: Aboriginal Australia

Sis we’ve got your back

ABC Radio National ‘Background Briefing’

12th June 2016

When Indigenous leader Roy ‘Dootch’ Kennedy was finally jailed for 17 years for his sex crimes, the women who stood up for his victim were pilloried and harassed. Bronwyn Adcock investigates.


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Aboriginal fishing: When culture becomes criminal.

ABC Radio National ‘Background Briefing’

21st February 2016

Wayne Carberry’s traditional fishing rights are protected by law. So why are his people being jailed and fined for it? Bronwyn Adcock investigates a 21st century dispossession.




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