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Thursday Island Yarn Up

11 April 2014

At the Thursday Island Yarn Up, Rosie Ware spoke to us about her family’s World War II experience

Patrick Mills, Les Boyd and Mick Dodson at the Cairns Yarn Up.

Cairns Yarn Up

09 April 2014

Cairns turned on the tropical heat and provided us with a great Yarn Up turn out.

Narelle Urquhart and Mick Dodson

Beenleigh Yarn Up

04 April 2014

At the Yugambeh Museum Language and Heritage Research Centre, we interviewed artist Madeline Hodge

Remarkable stories from Indigenous diggers

04 April 2014

…The Serving Our Country project has only been running for a matter of weeks - but already, remarkable stories of our diggers are coming to light.

Mick Dodson and George Anderson

Brisbane Yarn Up

02 April 2014

Arriving at the Murri Ministry straight from Brisbane airport, we were greeted by people ready to share their stories and photos with us.

Peter Baker

Ongoing battle for recognition of Australia's indigenous soldiers

29 March 2014

The Serving Our Country initiative will compile stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who fought for Australia from the Boer War until the year 2000.

Professor Mick Dodson

A Cathartic Experience

28 March 2014

New project to shed light on legacy of Indigenous diggers

By Sally Block Updated Wed 26 Mar 2014, 1:10pm AEDT

Serving Our Country

Serving Our Country Project Launch

28 March 2014

Serving Our Country was officially and proudly launched at the AIATSIS’ 50th anniversary conference in the Royal Theatre, National Convention Centre, Canberra yesterday.

Community Yarnups Poster

Yarnups Poster

27 March 2014

The new Yarnups have been announced today via the Serving Our Country poster. A full poster that details dates and times is now available for download.

NITV News SOC project

25 March 2014

…It’s an Australian first and a multi-million dollar project epic in scope.


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