Rainbow serpent at 4AAA mural in West End. Credit: Damian West It is often framed as a totem, a sign of some higher latent human potential that modern Australia was able to pull itself together at the seams minus the ritual violence, upheaval and general ugliness that usually goes hand-in-hand with the birth of nations. A nation born beneath a dove…no monkey business here. At least that’s how the story goes when Australia’s Indigenous (First Nations) people are sidelined to the bleachers, in turn obscuring a second, untold parallel birth; that of the ultimate ‘other’. During the 1970s and 80s in Brisbane and around the nation, First Nations communities started to recognize the power of radio and other media as… Read More →
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