Brisbane Commonwealth Games land rights protests, 1981-1982

Brisbane Commonwealth Games land rights protests, 1981-1982 (1981) LeftPress Printing

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Creator LeftPress Printing
Title Brisbane Commonwealth Games land rights protests, 1981-1982
Publication date 1981
Year available 2016
Contributor Hurse, Lachlan
Curr, Ian
Series Brisbane Commonwealth Games land rights protests, 1981-1982, F3686
Type video/mov
Format 1 film reel (26 min.) : some sd., col. ; 8mm.
Source Brisbane Commonwealth Games land rights protests, 1981-1982, F3686
Language eng
Rights For all enquiries about this work, please contact the Fryer Library, The University of Queensland Library
Formatted Abstract/Summary
LeftPress is the creator of the film and acknowledge the organisations and participants of the 1982 protests in the struggle for Aboriginal land rights.

This collection may contain culturally sensitive words or descriptions, some of which might not normally be used in certain public or community contexts.

Footage shot by Lachlan Hurse and Ian Curr.
Notes provided by Ian Curr.

Section A
First rally, 3 Aug 1981
Tent Embassy King George Square; speaker Cheryl Buchanon

Section B
Roma Street Forum
Speakers include Phil Perrier, G Gen

Section C
March up Turbot Street
1982 Commonwealth Games sign
Kooris support Murris
Adelaide St March (silent)
Boomerang Tours Bus
Black control of Aboriginal affairs – Land rights ban
Abolish QLD Acts
Land Rights chanting and banners and people looking on in Adelaide Street
Sit down and bystanders
Adelaide and George Streets

Section D
Musgrave Park Tent City 1982 protests
Left arts
Preparing to march from Garden City, final instructions
Approach to Games site over freeway
Police blockade
QEII in distance
Confrontation with police
Sit down
Arrests begin
Land rights flags
Media, including Aboriginal film crew
Special branch

Section E
Roma Street Forum
Speakers include: Kay Saunders, Axe Fraser, N. Bonner, Oodgeroo Noonuccal (speech and poem) Mick Miller (TV and media focus created by marching), Cheryl Buchanon, Susan Ryan (ALP senator), Gary Foley.
March up Turbot Street (beginning)
John Tracy and child
March coming around
Keyword Commonwealth Games (12th : 1982 : Brisbane, Qld.) -- Social aspects
Protest movements -- Queensland -- Brisbane -- History
Processions -- Law and legislation -- Queensland
Aboriginal Australians -- Land Tenure
Hurse, Lachlan
Curr, Ian

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Created: Thu, 25 Feb 2016, 16:15:20 EST by Ms Dulcie Stewart on behalf of Fryer Library