Determining the “disadvantage” of people, acting to reduce the disadvantage …

Comment on Parliamentary committee endorses a First Nations Voice by Paul Parker.

Determining the “disadvantage” of people, acting to reduce the disadvantage does not require a racial test.
The Northern Territory long been a victim of Commonwealth racism, indeed where Commonwealth racial divides make racism in the NT appear normal.
Racism a major activist in history. That history demands our vigilance to prevent repeating damage previously done by racist activist politicians.
Patrick Dodson is yet another activist campaigning to support imposition of racism upon Australians.
Patrick Dodson supports programs which maintain inequality in large areas of Australia.
Patrick Dodson supports programs which determine rights and responsibilities using racial identification in large areas of Australia.
Patrick Dodson supports the segregation of Australians using racial identification, including the racial segregation of Australian families.
Central to all this, and this campaign, is racism, the identification and treatment of Australians differently using racial identification as the measure.
Patrick Dodson is just one member of an activist group in the Commonwealth and other Parliaments who are promoting racism, to divide Australians.
Commonwealth racism imposes qualification of Australian’s equality of legal rights, equality of legal responsibilities and equality of opportunity.
Almost all racists do this to benefit themselves.
Australians rejected racism at Federation.
Australians rejected racism in 1967.
Patrick Dodson with others are promoting racism, promoting treatment of Australians differently using racial identification as their measure.
Is a disappointment that activists who promote racism receive more attention and support than those opposing it.
Politicians show ongoing efforts to divide their electorates into “manageable segments”, each “segment” easily tempted to follow path of division by promises of “special benefits”.
We need to obstruct those racist activists seeking to racially divide us.
History, of the NT and wider, clearly shows accepting racism is pathway to inequality, then to worse, with huge costs born communities and world.
The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
Australians all need actively defend our equal rights, our equal responsibility, our equal accountability if we all are to have equality of opportunity.
Equality of opportunity does not produce equality of results.
Lest We Forget!

Recent Comments by Paul Parker

Seeking equality as Indigenous distrust of government peaks
The cited “limitation of democracy” and “muffled voices” was ended when Neville Bonner was appointed To the Senate in 1971.
Consider his election in his own right by popular vote in 1972, 1974, 1975 and 1980.
Since Neville Bonner broke the ice, others have been elected.
Australians support equality of legal rights and legal responsibilities as Australians.
Australian voters’ silence is towards in-equality.
The Uluru Statement promotes in-equality, not equality.


Yuendumu murder charge update
Re: Psuedo Guru Posted November 15, 2019 at 8:15 am “Anarchy rules in Alice Springs.”
I doubt anarchy rules in Alice Springs.
These problems are not Alice Springs problems, they are Australian problems.
The problems relate to “racial tag” support from racists.
We need to end the Commonwealth’s ongoing promoting, enforcing, defending its wedging of Australians using “racial tags” to diminish our rights as Australians.
The Commonwealth needs to act for Australians in need of basic services, not racial wedging.
While “racial tag” wedging continues then yes, the racists are winning.


Government fails bush on health, police: McConnell
Government(s) fail on more than health, with reduced services not just an NT problem.
Related issues effect most Australian regional and rural communities.
Regional and rural Australians suspect ongoing reductions of services to their communities result from purported government(s) efficiency “money saving” policies.
Are all communities entitled to same levels of service?
Do all understand relationships between population levels and services available?
Are services allocated using population per square kilometre?
Are services provided using distance from major service township ?
Do aircraft transfers provide services cheaper, more effectively, than local services?

Who pays the bills ?


‘Cop will be labelled for the rest of his life as a blackfeller killer’
I am puzzled by comments from the Central Land Council (CLC) CEO Joe Martin-Jard and CLC deputy chair Barbara Shaw.
Are they each claiming NT Coroner hearings are not independent, fully transparent and thorough?


‘Cop will be labelled for the rest of his life as a blackfeller killer’
Re: Chris Slater, posted November 10, 2019 at 8:23pm:
“The stark reality is the risk is always there and officers are forced to make a split-second decision about how to respond, to protect themselves and others.”
I agree.
In life we all may at times be forced to make such split-second decisions.
If accurate the deceased resisted arrest, using a knife, the entire NT community needs address why so many fail to understand how making such decisions increases danger to themselves and others.
Now the investigations, particularly the inquest, which is a court hearing, need time to collect all available, at times conflicting evidence, time to consider then determine relevant facts, which will be released in the Coroner’s findings.
Coroner hearings and their findings are open to the public.


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