NATIONAL: The Australian frontier produced bugger all in the way of memorable characters. Enter William ‘Billy’ Fraser… CHRIS MUNRO recounts the forgotten story of a Queenslander who can rightly claim the ghoulish mantle of the world’s third worst mass murderer in history.
NATIONAL: Some historians have labelled it the birth of democracy in Australia and some, civil disobedience. But most Australians wouldn't know the hidden Aboriginal story behind Victoria's infamous Eureka Stockade, writes CHRIS MUNRO*.
HISTORY: Writing about Aboriginal history can be a taxing exercise. Any writer, especially an Aboriginal one - who’s spent some time in this space will tell you as much.
LALC LAND: The NSW Aboriginal Land Rights Network would be aware that only a few weeks ago, Aunty June Barker of Lightning Ridge passed away. Tragically, her loving husband Uncle Roy also passed away only 12 days later, also in Lightning Ridge.
NSW: Former NSWALC councilor and land rights legend Steve Gordon passed away last night.
NATIONAL: Prominent journalist JEFF MCMULLEN pays tribute to a legend of song.