Queen accepts petition for Aboriginal rights, 80 years on – Article

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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Interview with Vision Radio on William Cooper

Click the link below to play the podcast from the Vision Radio Network 20Twenty Podcast

http://mediapoint.org.au/podcasts/0000241875.mp3

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.