Moses Tjalkabota was my mum’s great great-grandfather. As an evangelist …

Comment on Race relations: where from, where now, where to? by Mark Lockyer.

Moses Tjalkabota was my mum’s great great-grandfather. As an evangelist he was one of the first Aborigines to preach the gospel to Aborigines living in remote communities.

Recent Comments by Mark Lockyer

‘Street kids of a kind we haven’t seen before’
Long-standing family feuds are at the root of some of the violence, as well as a lot of youth gang violence. Mostly Aboriginal kids are involved. They come into town from communities and have nowhere to go, so they stay on the streets – and what else is there to do?


Town camp review to have broad scope
Why doesn’t the government add onto the existing houses more bedrooms in town camps and remote communities.
The electricity and plumbing and structure are already there. This would be cheaper than building new housing.


Town camp review to have broad scope
They have and are fixing the town camps houses. Zodiac is doing a great job since they have started. My air condition and my stove have been fixed. We do not live in third world conditions. At least this inquiry into housing has got things going.


Town camp review to have broad scope
Aboriginal run organization that can’t do the job. It didn’t work. Help is needed for the first Australians to get out of their rut.


Town camp review to have broad scope
Perrule, are you Aboriginal? What town camp or remote community are you from?
We all create are own lives and are own choices. We live in a peaceful and safe country at the moment.
Take back your own power, free yourself. Stop being the victim.


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