More on Sand Theft from Straddie

Police to probe sand ‘theft’

Police have been called in to investigate the alleged large-scale theft of sand from North Stradbroke Island

Belgian-owned mining giant Sibelco has been accused of stealing as much as 8 million worth of sand from the island and selling it to the construction industry.

Premier Anna Bligh’s Government, already prosecuting Sibelco for alleged illegal sand mining, has referred evidence to the Queensland Police on the advice of the Director of Public Prosecution.… Go to Article


The Quandamooka Combined Aboriginal Organisations Forum
proudly presents
A documentary film series from the Traditional Owners of Quandamooka country (Moreton Bay region) Filmmaker, Marcia Machado created four films about local history and culture in collaboration with Elders, community leaders and young people of Quandamooka Country

WHERE: Concert Hall, Redland Performing
Arts Centre (RPAC)
2-16 Middle Street, Cleveland
WHEN: Wednesday 11 May 2011
4:30pm – 7:00pm

TICKETS: Free to Quandamooka people
By donation (at the door) to
general public
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: To reserve your ticket, phone the RPAC Box Office on 3829 8131 between 12noon – 4pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 1pm Saturday
Tickets are also available from the North Stradbroke Island Housing Co-op

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‘One of the Great Scandals of Australia’s History: Aboriginal Labour in 20th Century Queensland’ — Dr Ros Kidd

“The money is ours but the government won’t give it back”

Ros Kidd spoke at the Queensland Council of Unions [QCU] about the thousands of indigenous workers who were paid a small fraction of award wages in Queensland during the 20th century — with full knowledge by government and protection authorities like Pat Killoran.… Go to Article

Rally: Free Lex Wotton!

Free Lex Wotton!

A Rally was held on 1 November 2008 in Brisbane.

Then a Rally was held on 7 November 2008 in Townsville, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, London, Santiago (Chile) and all around the world. Here are the Melbourne, Brisbane T’vlle, Palm Island and NZ Rallies (among others) —

To see photos of the rally in Brisbane see to Article