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Bringing Their Spirits Home: Aboriginal Soldiers in World War Ⅰ

35,000 kilometres is a very long way to travel.

That’s the distance Joe Flick clocked up, to complete his work with the Winston Churchill Trust on a project called “Bringing Their Spirits Home”, to increase the recognition of World War Ⅰ Aboriginal soldiers in Australia and internationally.…

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Home with the Mob on ANZAC Day, 2021

ANZAC Day, 2021

It’s a very long way from visiting the battlefields of northern France to the town of Cherbourg in Queensland, but it’s another journey being taken by a man devoted to honouring the lives of Aboriginal diggers.

Joe Flick is a proud Gomeroi/Yullaroi man from Collarenebri in NSW and a long-time staff member of the NSW Aboriginal Land Council, and his latest journey to Cherbourg for ANZAC Day 2021 is a highly personal visit.…