Friday 10:00am

PANEL: From Palm Island to the Kimberley: the racist policing of Indigenous communities


The colonisation of Australia was brutal and genocidal. The military and the police continue to repress and control indigenous populations across this country. This session will explore the history of and resistance on Palm Island and in the Kimberley.

Gavin Stanbrook - Bowraville murders: families still fighting

Rebecca Barrigos - Cape York a history of Aboriginal dispossesion and resistance

Lex Wotton speaks about the Palm Island riot

Upcoming - Review of Chris Owen, ‘Every Mother’s Son is Guilty’: Policing in the Kimberley Frontier of Western Australia 1882–1905 in Marxist Left Review #17 (out Feb 2019)

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