What an remarkable man and an outstanding Australian. I enjoyed …

Comment on First Aboriginal doctor: Gordon Briscoe AO, BA (Hist), MA, PhD by Peter J.

What an remarkable man and an outstanding Australian. I enjoyed his analysis in the First Australian series on the ABC some years ago.

Recent Comments by Peter J

The Kennett tragedy
What a sad story but thanks for sharing this great local history – reminds us of how tough times were in Central Australia in the 1930s.


‘I shared my mother with the Aboriginal children’
Some quiet achievers here. Good to see these important community contributors recognised. Great history to celebrate for the Alice and Central Australia. Cheers Erwin.


Ken Hampton: From podium to pulpit
“After school he applied to join the Royal Australian Navy, but was reportedly rejected because of his Aboriginality.” Wow – a sign of the times.


Be Sociable, Share!

A new way to support our journalism

We do not have a paywall. If you support our independent journalism you can make a financial contribution by clicking the red button below. This will help us cover expenses and sustain the news service we’ve been providing since 1994, in a locally owned and operated medium.

Erwin Chlanda, Editor