Reportback: Another excellent action by MAIC! Jenny Macklin was so intimidated by our our presence that she didn't dare show up to spread her lies. We held a lively speak-out outside Readings and spoke to lots of new people about the NT Intevention and our next action concerning the attack on Ballerrt Mooroop College. There were some excellent speeches, and we gave out lots of flyers. We'll be out in force again on December 15th!
Tuesday, 5.30pm, 30 November 2010
Readings Bookstore, 309 Lygon St, Carlton
Breaking news!! We have heard that due to our protest action, Jenny Macklin has pulled out of the event. This is the power of our dissent at work!
We are not sure if it is just a red herring, and she will still turn up though. The protest is still on, and whether Macklin shows or not, we can be sure she knows about us, and will be keeping tabs on our action. Let's show the racist backers of the Intervention like Russell Skelton that we are not going to put up with any more lies about Aboriginal communities.
"Stop, stop, stop the Intervention! Sack, sack, sack Jenny Macklin!"
Indigenous Affairs Minister Jenny Macklin will be at Readings Bookstore promoting Russell Skelton's new book 'King Brown Country'. Macklin has spun many lies and a great deal of deception surrounding the NT Intervention. No doubt, she will be using Skelton's book about Papunya as another opportunity to justify this racist policy.
MAIC will be setting up an information stall outside the shop and standing in opposition to the racism of the government.
There has never been any decent consultation with Aboriginal communities about the Intervention, yet Macklin is free to tell her racist lies all around the country at events such as these.We will be distributing information that Macklin does not want you to see. This is the real testimonies and opinions of Aboriginal people who have been living under the NT Intervention.
Bring your placards, banners and loud voices. Stop the racist NT Intervention!
Invite people to attend on Facebook by clicking here
Print a flyer for the action by clicking here