History

March 18, 2016

Carrolup Art

Parnell Dempster ‘Down to Drink’ (circa 1949) The highly acclaimed Carrolup school of Noongar Art was inspired by the artwork of Stolen Generation Noongar children who painted at Carrolup River […]
March 9, 2016

Swan Native and Half Caste Mission: the Anglican Church and Aboriginal Children in Western Australia from 1838 to 1920**

In 1829 Frederick Irwin came to the Swan River Colony as military commander; five years later he and George Moore went to Ireland and England and established the Western Australian […]
March 8, 2016

The execution of Midgegooroo (by firing squad)

In 2014 the Premier of Western Australia announced the new civic square square that will be above the newly sunk Perth railway station will be known as Yagan Square. Yagan was […]
March 6, 2016

Koorah, Nitja, Boordahwan

Koorah, Nitja, Boordahwan (Past, Present, Future) The Noongar recognition bill is an important part of the Native Title settlement package that has been negotiated between the WA State Government and […]