"There is no greater sorrow on earth than the loss of one's native land." - Euripides 431 B.C.
The Koori History Newspaper Archive
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1970
"Aborigines Preferred" - Age 31st January 1970
"Queen will face 1000 in native rally" - Sun 10th February 1970
"Aborigines declare Boycott and Day of Mourning" - Tribune 11th February 1970
"Protest for Royal Visit" - Sun 12th February 1970
"Cooks Landing Banned" - Age 12th February 1970
"Govt wrong on little desert" - Swan Hill Guardian 16th February 1970
"Libs put up Aboriginal for Senate" - Sunraysia Daily 3rd March 1970
"Walgett Pub Bans Natives Again" - Herald 16th March 1970
"Black Power Moves" - Age 26th March 1970
"Aborigines plead for bi-centenary gesture" - Australian 28th March 1970
"Row over move to bar whites" - Age 28th March 1970
"Storm over Aboriginals-only voting" - Sun 28th March 1970
"Black Power's Hour of Crisis" - Age 30th March 1970
"Seats for Aborigines urged" - Age 30th March 1970
"Native group splits" - Age 30th March 1970
"Get Black Skin - Whites Told" - Sun 30th March 1970
"Aboriginal body splits over move to bar whites" - Australian 30th March 1970
"Aboriginal Control - Editorial" - Australian 31st March 1970
"Black Power - A Call for Dignity" - Newsday 1st April 1970
"Boycott of Cook House" - Age 1st April 1970
"Confusion over Aboriginals" - Australian 6th April 1970
"Aborigines will hit back at Govt on Cook Day" - Tribune 8th April 1970
"Busloads for the Aboriginal Action" - Tribune 22nd April 1970
"Princess Ignores Protests" - Ballarat Courier 25th April 1970
"Row over Truganinni" - Sunday Observer 26th April 1970
"Aboriginals in Mourning" - Australian 30th April 1970
"Its Not All Glory" - Age Editorial 30th April 1970
"The Dark Side of the Endeavour" - Australian Editorial 30th April 1970
"Laid to rest, 92 years late" - Age 5th May 1970
"Great-gran 'should rest in peace" - Age 7th May 1970
"'We face race hatred here' - Coombes" - Herald 13th May 1970
"Natives lose a friend" - Age 15th May 1970
"Aborigines: forecast of accomplishments" - Geelong Advertiser 23rd May 1970
"Keep Truganini's bones say boffins" - Age 29th May 1970
"Raw Deal for Aboriginal Actors - Black Power Uprising" - TV Week 20th June 1970
"July 16 Demo for Gurindji" - Tribune 15th July 1970
"Site for new college" - Northcote Leader 15th July 1970
"May return MBE, says native leader" - Age 27th July 1970
"Says We Should Be Barred" - Geelong Advertiser 27th July 1970
"Aborigines will meet" - Northcote Leader 29th July 1970
"Aborigines act on Land Rights" - Age 31st July 1970
"Aborigines to attend Black Power talks" - age 1st August 1970
"Direct Action urged on Land" - Sunday Observer 2nd August 1970
"Facts to stir a Lordly Conscience" - Tribune 2nd August 1970
"Black and White Join In Demonstration for Gurindji Land" - Tribune 5th August 1970
"Tribesman plan to run the gauntlet" - Ballarat Courier 29th August 1970
"Be Militant for Natives" - Age 31st August 1970
"Aborigines to study in the USA" - Northcote Leader 2nd September 1970
"Patsy wants to learn how to start a thought rebellion" - Australian 2nd September 1970
"Tribes meet in council" - Northcote Leader 13th September 1970
"Natives to get $13,000 'race' grantl" - Sun 13th September 1970
"Doug's Bupu mumus" - Northcote Leader 16th September 1970
"Natives form political power group" - Age 14th September 1970
"Aborigines want their own station" - Melbourne Sun 26th September 1970
"Gurindji Man coming to Horsham" - Horsham and Mallee Times 2nd October 1970
"Aborigines must make alliances" - Bendigo Advertiser 6th October 1970
"Aboriginals in 'appalling conditions'" - Australian 8th October 1970
"Mick Speaks at Horsham" - Horsham and Mallee Times 9th October 1970
"Aborigines lose in will case" - Geelong Advertiser 24th October 1970
"Lake Tyers to be given to the Aborigines" - East Gippsland Times 30th October 1970
"He wants changes" - Sunraysia Daily 7th November 1970
"Vote Labor, natives told" - Sun 17th November 1970
"Natives Labor Vote Call Rapped" - age 18th November 1970
"Fasts for Land Rights To Go On" - Australian 14th December 1970
1971
"Natives militant stand condemned" - Courier Mail 11th January 1971
"Kill Threat is Serious" - Melbourne Herald 12th January 1971
"Native Plan a Camp in Protest" - Age 25th Jamuary 1971
"Among the Lyrebirds, a sit-in" - Australian27th January 1971
"Aborigines will own reserves" - Sun-News Pictorial 30th January 1971
"We wil camp here, says Native leader" - Free Press3rd February 1971
"Native Staff Walk Out" - Age 5th February 1971
"Land Rights Fight for Sherbrooke" - Age 5th February 1971
"Don't be Cuckoo - Bolte" - Herald 10th February 1971
"Aboriginals: more sit-ins" - Sun-News Pictorial 13th February 1971
"Land Rights Claim Named" - Free Press 17th February 1971
"Neville Bonner is Condemned" - Townsville Bulletin 12th April 1971
"Kooris told to get out - but Onus says 'we're staying'" - Free Press 6th April 1971
"Land Rights vigil goes on" - Herald 2nd March 1971
"The Onus was on Lin" - Free Press 3rd March 1971
"Mud Pies at Camp" - Free Press 10th March 1971
"Koori leader and minister in tv talk" - Free Press 10 March 1971
"Neville Bonner is Condemned" - Townsville Daily Bulletin 12th April 1971
"Natives Plan Camps" - Age 13th April 1971
"Aborigine Leader Accepts a House" - Age 15th April 1971
"Sherbrooke sit-in to end" - Herald 15th April 1971
"Native Squatters Decide to Stay" - Age 16th April 1971
"Sherbrooke squatters, 'We'll fight eviction'" - Age 17th April 1971
"Fire bombs hit the round-house" - Age19th April 1971
"Cocktails ended protest" - Adelaide Advertiser 19th April 1971
"Wattie Creek Elders go walkabout" - Age 12th May 1971
"2 Tribesmen with a big worry" - Sun-News Pictorial 12th May 1971
"150 March to help natives" - Sun-News Pictorial 13th May 1971
"David Anderson straight down the middle" - Age 26th May 1971
"Tyers: its a trick says MLA" - Herald 28th June 1971
"Aboriginals to run reserve as a resort" - Sun 30th June 1971
"Native Reserve 'not forever'" - Age 12th July 1971
"Tyers gets a new burial ground" - Sun-News Pictorial 14th July 1971
"Lake Tyers Plan 'unfair'" - Sun-News Pictorial 15th July 1971
"60 protest over Lake Tyers ruling" - Herald 19th July 1971
"ALP hits Lake Tyers agreement" - Sun-News Pictorial 22nd July 1971
"Aboriginals get title" - Herald 24th July 1971
"Aboriginals get their land" - Sun-News Pictorial 26th July 1971
"Peter Hain on Aborigines" - Tribune 4th August 1971
"One Aboriginal baby in five dies" - Age 21st August 1971
"Native hits at race bias" - Sun-News Pictorial 25th August 1971
"ACTU backs land right" - Age 4th September 1971
"Pastor Nichols Steps Down" - Herald 21st September 1971
"Black Power Saluted" - Australian 25th November 1971
"Black Rebels Turn on the Heat" - Sun 27th November 1971
"Violence and arrests when marchers storm building" - Warrnambool Standard 4th December 1971
"Militant QLD Black March" - Tribune 1st December 1971
"Aboriginal Militants Show The Way" - Tribune 1st December 1971
"Racism March Ends in Violence" - Sun 4th December 1971
"Violence flares in 'March on Racism'" - Ballarat Courier 4th December 1971
1972
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"MPs in a dilemma over land rights" - Australian 12th January 1972
"Aboriginal Panthers plan their own party" - Herald 12th January 1972
"PM to turn down plea for native land rights" - Age 14th January 1972
"Panther group announces its aims" - Age 14th January 1972
"Aboriginals set up a militant Black Panther movement" - Australian 19th January 1972
"Natives open an 'embassy' of their own" - Age - 28th January 1972
"Disturbing note in land protest" - Age - 29th January 1972
"Parlaiment guarded" - Sydney Sun-Herald 30th January 1972
"Aboriginal Women Record Dissent" Canberra Times - 31st January 1972
"Red Faces over Black Embassy" - Age 1st February 1972
"A Free Meal for Children" - Australian 1st February 1972
"Aboriginal Embassy asks for $6000m" - Australian 7th February 1972
"The Grassroots Protest" Sydney Morning Herald - 12th February 1972
Native group invited to China - Age 14th February 1972
"Adelaide March" Standard 15th January 1972
Fishing in troubled waters News Weekly - 25th February 1972
"Power sought to move Embassy" Canberra Times - 3rd March 1972
"Chinese Aid For Blacks" Canberra News - 17th March 1972
"Black Radical Talk of War" Adelaide Advertiser - 22nd March 1972
"Black Action" jewish News - 30th March 1972
China puts off visit by natives - Age - 4th May 1972
Govt will close the Aboriginal Embassy - Age - 12th May 1972
"3000 march for Aborigines Day" Sydney Morning Herald - 15th July 1972
"Demonstration sequel: 13 appear in court" Sydney Morning Herald - 18th July 1972
"Aust image 'not good on Aborigines" Sydney Morning Herald - 20th July 1972
"Evict Embassy Plan Attacked" Age - 20th July 1972
"Aborigines Begin Protest" Sydney Morning Herald - 20th July 1972
"9 hurt as Embassy is closed" Age 21st July 1972
"Storming of the Embassy" Sydney Morning Herald - 21st July 1972
"Eight Arrested as Police Tear Down Embassy" Australian - 21st July 1972
"Black Guerilla Protest Warning" Courier Mail - 21st July 1972
"Police Clash with Aborigines" Age - 21st July 1972
"Aftermath of Embassy Fracas" Canberra News - 21st July 1972
"Criticism Follows 'Embassy' Action" Canberra Times - 21st July 1972
"Embassy Pulled Down" Daily Telegraph - 21st July 1972
"Labor Attack on Embassy Removal" Financial Review - 21st July 1972
"Aborigines Fight To The Last Tent" Sydney Morning Herald - 21st July 1972
"Aborigines Arrested - 'Embassy Pulled Down" Sydney Sun 21st July 1972
"Black Power Guerrilla War is 'On The Way'" Melbourne Sun 21st july 1972
"Aboriginals sue for tent embassy rights" Australian 22nd july 1972
"Abroiginal Embassy Falls Again" Sydney Morning Herald - 24th July 1972
"Clashes again as police pull down rebuilt 'embassy" Australian 24th july 1972
"New Tent Embassy Sparks Wild Brawl" Age - 24th July 1972
"Probe Aboriginals Plight - Nader" Herald 25th July 1972
"PM strikes a blow for racial fraternity" Sydney Morning Herald 26th July 1972
"An Embassy of their own" - Editorial - the Age 28th July 1972
"Aboriginal Embassy: PM seeks a way out" - the Age 28th July 1972
"Government Fears Riots at Aboriginal Demonstration" Age - 29th July 1972
"Two Ministers to see Abroigines" Sydney Morning Herald - 29th July 1972
"Wedding of Aboriginal Senator" Sydney Sun-Herald - 30th July 1972
"Tent Embassy Falls - But Victory Claimed" Australian - 31st July 1972
"Police Free Native Rebels" Illawarra Mercury - 16th August 1972
"Pastor Brady will 'go bush in a humpy'" Brisbane Telegraph 11th September 1972
"Blacks to boycott court cases" Tribune - 26th September 1972
Aboriginal Mission Leaves for China Melbourne Sun - 23rd October 1972
Black group off to China - 23rd October 1972
"Aboriginal Rights - Book could lead to poll issue" West Australian 23rd October 1972
Ten Aborigines Going to Peking Sydney Morning Herald - 23rd October 1972
"Men in the middle fails Aborigines" Age 24th October 1972
China Host to Aborigines Hobart Mercury - 24th October 1972
Aboriginal Film In China Canberra Times - 30th October 1972
China's Red Carpet for Aborigines Adelaide Advertiser - 30th October 1972
9 Aborigines in Peking West Australian- 31st October 1972
In Peking we're People - Aborigines Canberra News - 31st October 1972
Aborigines are feted in China - 31st October 1972
Aborigines Praise China Treatment Burnie Advocate - 31st October 1972
Resplendent Pastor Doug gets his Knighthood News - 15 November 1972
9 Aboriginals are VIP Guests in Mao's China Courier Mail - 16 November 1972
Remarkable 80 year old treats Aborigines Perth News - 16 November 1972
Protest Greets the China Aboriginals - 20th November 1972
Black Power: Aid From China? Sydney Sun Herald - 20th November 1972
Minorities in China Equals Canberra Times - 20th November 1972
Wind from the East Age - 20th November 1972
Aborigines back from Red China Age - 20th November 1972
Aborigines Get a New Voice Age - 27th November 1972
"Booklet Reports Shrinking of Reserves" Canberra Times 30th November 1972
1973
"Natives Forced to Beg" - Melbourne Herald 26th January 1973
"Mancini Huffs and Puffs To No Avail" - Melbourne Sun 16th February 1973
"Breakfast at six to unite the blacks" - Sydney Morning Herald 12th March 1973
"City Aborigines 'in fear of the police" - Sydney Morning Herald 14th April 1973
Aboriginal Governing Council Planned - Sun 16th May 1973
Crew to cover seminar - news canberra 22nd May 1973
"Chicka was born with a cause" - Adelaide Advertiser 26th May 1973
"Girls Quit Ball - "It's Prejudice" says Bonner" - Melbourne Herald 12th June 1973
"Bombs thrown in Darwin riot" - Daily Telegraph 7th July 1973
"Two in court over firebombing incident" - News 11th July 1973
"Fiery Land Rights Protest" - Nation Review 13th July 1973
Aboriginal Body Called Apartheid - Sunday Mail 15th July 1973
Apartheid? Never, Says Aboriginal - Sun 17th July 1973
"Aboriginals 'invade' barracks" - Australian 1st August 1973
"New Plan to Set Up Embassy" - Examiner 4th August 1973
A Parliament for Blacks - Age 12th September 1973
"Aboriginal Woman in Clash with Lib Senator" - Darwin News 2nd October 1973
Aborigines to elect own national body - Canberra Times 5th October 1973
"Angry claims by Aboriginals" - Courier Mail 19th October 1973
"Whitlam has Black Power Shambles" - Courier Mail 20th October 1973
"Embarrassing Reutrn to Parliament's Steps" - Adelaide Advertiser 20th October 1973
"The tents go up again" - Age 23rd October 1973
40,000 listed on Aboriginal roll - Canberra Times 23rd October 1973
"Aborigines Plan New 'Embassy'" - Adelaide Advertiser 25th October 1973
"Only one way out - 'Fight!'" - Adelaide News 25th October 1973
Plans Speeding Up for Aboriginal Parl't - Sun 3rd November 1973
41 Delegates at $6000 - Courier Mail 6th November 1973
Aboriginal Body Gaining Support - News 7th November 1973
For Aborigines, By Aborigines - Telegraph 19th November 1973
Black Australia Votes - Sun 21st November 1973
Government Accused of Apartheid - Canberra Times 22nd November 1973
The Aborigines Voice - Advertiser 23rd November 1973
Aborigines Get a Foot in Canberra's Door - Sydney Morning Herald 24th November 1973
Govt 'Propaganda' - News 3rd December 1973
Sorting the Future - Courier Mail 7th December 1973
Aborigines Committee to Meet on Thursday - Age 11th December 1973
NACC Elections - Poll to be declared on Thursday - Canberra Times 11th December 1973
'Proud Man' in Big Step - Advertiser 12th December 1973
Aborigines Get Bigger Say - Age 12th December 1973
Pay Us $20,000: Aborigines - Age 14th December 1973
$12,000 Pay Demand Not On: Black - Age 18th December 1973
Black Voices - Sydney Morning Herald 19th December 1973
1974
"Blacks to tell China" - Age 17th January 1974
Aborigines impressed by China Canberra Times - 28th January 1974
Aborigines in China look at communes Sydney Morning Herald - 28th January 1974
Aborigines find hope in China Melbourne Herald Sun - 28th January 1974
NACC Walkout Threat Over Facilities - West Australian 5th February 1974
Aborigines Seek Fund Takeover - Age 6th February 1974
Aborigines Want Say Over Funds - Advertiser 6th February 1974
"Aboriginal Affairs" - Editorial - Canberra Times 7th February 1974
Black Power and the Purse - Age 8th February 1974
Attack Feared on Perkins' Job - News 8th February 1974
Aborigines Call on Cavanagh to Quit - Sydney Morning Herald 9th February 1974
Black Aide Plan to End Strife - Telegraph 9th February 1974
Aborigines in Power Fight - Cavanagh - News 11th February 1974
Black Congressmen 'off the payroll' - Australian 11th February 1974
Cavanagh hits at Aboriginal Council - Examiner 11th February 1974
Aboriginal Congress "Used" - Courier Mail 11th February 1974
'Bring Bryant Back'- say Aborigines - Geelong Advertiser 11th February 1974
'No Black Power' - Cavanagh - Adelaide News 11th february 1974
Aboriginals 'In Power Fight' - Sun 11th February 1974
Aborigines go 'bush' in China - age 12th February 1974
Minister Blasted on Aborigines - Adelaide Advertiser 12 February 1974
Cavanagh Must Go Says Black Council - Australian 12th February 1974
Cavanagh To Meet NACC Members - Canberra Times 12th February 1974
'Black Parlt' in Peace Talks with Minister - Examiner 12th February 1974
'An active role or we resign' - News 12th February 1974
Cavanagh to meet Aborigine leaders - Geelong Advertiser 12th February 1974
Aborigines go "bush" in China Age - 12th February 1974
Backdown in dispute - Mercury 13th February 1974
Blacks give in to Govt - Age 13th February 1974
Cavanagh has win in dispute - Courier Mail 13th February 1974
Cavanagh faces an uneasy truce - Sydney Morning Herald 13th February 1974
'We want Cavanagh out': Bennell - News 14th February 1974
Sack Cavanagh, say Aboriginals - Sun 15th February 1974
SA man to lead Aboriginal Body - Adelaide Advertiser 19th February 1974
"I'm Ready to Quit": Dept. Boss - Herald 23rd February 1974
Official storms from talks - Advertiser 23rd February 1974
Dept. Head - offer to resign - Brisbane Telegraph 23rd February 1974
Aborigines may seek cash from Peking Age - 18th February 1974
Black gets bond on gun charge Sydney Morning Herald - 2nd March 1974
MP's in an uproar over Black Seige Melbourne Age - 8nd March 1974
Eartha Kitt Backs Aborigines Melbourne Age - 18th March 1974
Aboriginal : no racism in China Sydney Morning Herald - 18th March 1974
Tough Old Man of the Left Age - 18th March 1974
"'Farcical...." - Australian 5th July 1974
"'Unjust for blacks' - Poll" - Courier Mail 12th July 1974
"Black Control Motion Given White Backing" - Age - 17th July 1974
"An Angry Young Man Fights for a Nation" - Age - 25th July 1974
"Extradition case delayed by a dog" - Australian 10th October 1974
"No Cash Until Tent Goes - Cavanagh warns Aborigines" - Sydney Morning Herald 6th November 1974
"Truce in row over black legal service" - Age12th November 1974
"Blacks have a victory" - Sun12th November 1974
"Kath Poetic in Hijack" - Brisbane Telegraph26th November 1974
"Protest backs Walker" - Brisbane Telegraph18th December 1974
1975
"Blacks 'reject west'" - Herald 15th January 1975
"A plea to let her rest in peace" - Herald 13th March 1975
"Aboriginal to become priest" Sydney Morning Herald - 16th April 1975
"Aboriginal body complains - Cops 'trying to bust' the Legal Service" - Sydney Morning Herald 8th May 1975
"Walker plans to take rifle to court" - Australian 10th June 1975
"Denis Walker on trial" - Farrago 1st August 1975
"Mundine Bomb Theory" - Daily Telegraph 23rd August 1975
1976
"Crusade for a Queen" - Age 2nd May 1976
"Plea from a grave" - Age 9th October 1976
1977
"Aborigine harassed at CRA meeting" - Age 27th April 1977
"Aborigines Lose Their 'Father'" - Age 22nd September 1977
"Aborigines working for half the dole rate" - Age 3rd October 1977
1978
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