What is the meaning of ‘an aboriginal purpose’?

R v Wharton & Chitts: defence of the sacred fire — Brisbane Central Magistrates Court, 26 February 2014.

On 30 April 2012 two men, Wayne Wharton and Hamish Chitts, were arrested by armed police for ‘obstruction‘ while attending an aboriginal ceremony in Musgrave Park. The two men were arrested while attempting to prevent council officers from putting out the sacred fire that had been lit by the traditional owner Kevin Vieritz, a Jagera man of the Carter – Bonner families.… Go to Article