The following is a recent article published by The Age Newspaper (Oct 4th 2014) about the news of the Queen accepting the petition for Aboriginal rights, 80 years on. To read the full article please head over to the site.
It has been an 80-year struggle, but a petition from a Victorian Aboriginal family has finally arrived at the doorstep of Buckingham Palace.
In 1934, Yorta Yorta man William Cooper wrote a petition rallying King George V for a representative for indigenous people in Federal Parliament to help address injustices.
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7 July 2014 radio interview with Barbara and Norman Miller from Adelaide for NAIDOC Week re William Cooper. Barbara did an interview with them in 2013 on William Cooper as well.
July 2014 The Journal, VOC Historical Society, Volume 15 Issue 7
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21 Aug 2013 Tiga Watson, Brisbane Indigenous Media Association radio interview with Barbara Miller on William Cooper. Interview same day in Brisbane with National Indigenous Radio Service