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Police Inducted Into Queensland Indigenous Clan With Smoking Ceremony

Police in regional areas often talk about the importance of the law being accepted as an integral part of the community.

For officers stationed at Wujul Wujul, an Indigenous community in Queensland’s north, that sentiment has been taken to a new level. Continue reading Police Inducted Into Queensland Indigenous Clan With Smoking Ceremony

Shoalhaven Cops Win NAIDOC Week Koori Cook Off

One of the most popular events at the Shoalhaven NAIDOC Family Fun Day at the Nowra Showground on Wednesday was the annual Koori Cook Off.

Four teams, representing the NSW Police Shoalhaven Local Area Command, Aunty Jean’s Chronic Care Program, Shoalhaven Jarmbies, the local Aboriginal men’s group and Waminda took part in the third annual challenge.

Hosted by the Heart Foundation, the aim of the cook-off was to find the best cooks on the coast.

Local elders judged the final results and for the record the boys and girl in blue from the Shoalhaven Local Area Command claimed the win with their abalone stir fry and salt and pepper squid.

Watch the report in South Coast Register.

Source: www.southcoastregister.com.au

Aboriginal Protest Seeking ‘Frontier Wars’ Recognition Shut Down By Police

The organiser of an indigenous group prevented from joining an Anzac Day parade in Canberra has accused police of racism.

Aboriginal protesters are angry after being prevented from following the Anzac Day parade in Canberra.

Police stopped a group of more than 50 indigenous people and supporters joining marchers at the national service while waving flags, beating sticks and chanting “shame”.

Source: www.sbs.com.au