Cathy Freeman

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Cathy FreemanOAM Freeman in 2008 Personal information Full name Catherine Astrid Salome Freeman Born 16 February 1973 (age 47)Mackay, Queensland, Australia Education Kooralbyn International schoolFairholme College Alma mater University of Melbourne Occupation Australian sprinter/runner Height 164 cm (5 ft 5 in) Weight 56 kg (8 st 11 lb; 123 lb) Spouse(s) Sandy Bodecker (1999–2003), James Murch (2009–present) Sport Country Australia Sport […]

The ugly past of Australia’s ‘lock hospitals’ on Bernier and Dorre Islands slowly revealed

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ABC Pilbara  / By Karen Michelmore Copied, Compiled & Edited by George W Rehder  JulJuly 2020 at 2:01pm Ugly past of ‘lock hospitals’ slowly revealed Between 1908 and 1919, more than 800 Aboriginal men, women and children were removed from their homelands across Western Australia and taken to ‘lock hospitals’ on Bernier and Dorre Islands […]

Aboriginal Australians co-existed with the megafauna for at least 17,000 years

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Authors Michael Westaway Senior Research Fellow, Research Centre for Human Evolution, Griffith University Jon Olley Professor of Water Science, Griffith University Rainer Grun Professor of Archaeogeochemistry, Griffith University Disclosure statement Michael Westaway receives funding from the Australian Research Council. This research was supported by the Three Tribal Groups of the […]

The Political Uses of Australian Genocide

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Ray Gibbons (2015) Abstract: This is a summary document of a more detailed semantic typology of mass killing and its variant terms, as they applied to Australia. The investigative methodology makes extensive use of modelling. Massacre events are presented as a nested type instance of the relevant process. Intentionality is […]

How to get to Australia … more than 50,000 years ago

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May 21, 2018 5.48am AEST Authors Sean Ulm  Sean Ulm is a Friend of The Conversation. Deputy Director, ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage, James Cook University  Alan Cooper Alan Cooper Director, Australian Centre for Ancient DNA, University of Adelaide Michael Bird  Michael Bird is a Friend […]

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