‘The path to the future passes through the past.’ In 1838 at Myall Creek, shed blood went into the ground and cried out for justice. Powerful stories of the Aboriginal massacre and the efforts of descendants to heal.
Walgett was where the Freedom Ride exploded onto the national stage when a busload of Freedom Ride students found the discrimination they were looking for and an Aboriginal population who were prepared to stand up and fight.
Standing on sacred Kamilaroi ground, the Aboriginal section of the Moree cemetery hosts the remains of 220 Aboriginal people, most buried at the height of segregation. Hear stories of young Aboriginal men who signed up to fight for king and country and the life to which they returned.
Ghosts in the jailhouse, what it means to be a local, talking cats, and Peter Allen’s manna from heaven. This is a rare glimpse into the border town of Tenterfield. Produced with the kids of St Joseph’s school.
Aboriginal people were banned from swimming in the Moree Baths until the Freedom Riders lined up at the swimming pool demanding entry. There were missiles, punches and abuse. But they won a famous victory.
This collection of moving life stories of resilience and passion from Southern Cross University students and staff serves as an orientation to the Lismore campus. Produced by Bachelor of Digital Media and Communications students.