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Public statues: Reviewing memorialisation of Australian History

Monday 28th August / posted by Will Backler

Have you ever thought about the offence caused by WHO is memorialised in statue form around our cities and towns?

Broadcaster Stan Grant reopened the conversation when he made the point that its ludicrous to suggest that Aboriginal people were just waiting around for 60,000 years for white people – and especially Captain James Cook  - to discover Australia.

The Prime Minister joined the conversation on Friday saying “the rewriting of history is tantamount to Stalinism,”

We are here with Carol Innes, co-chair of Reconciliation Western Australia to share her perspective.

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