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Sorry Business – The Passing of Uncle George Fernando

NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) and the Land Rights network mourn the passing of Elder Uncle Arthur George Fernando in Walgett.

Uncle George was involved in Land Rights for more than 40 years, and was a proud founding member of the Walgett Local Aboriginal Land Council (WLALC).

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Sorry Business – The Passing of Yunupingu

NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) and the Land Rights network mourn the passing of Land Rights legend Yunupingu.

The Yolngu man and Gumatj clan leader passed away in north-east Arnhem Land aged 74, after a life devoted to land rights, a national treaty, his culture and his people.…

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Sorry Business – Passing of Aunt Maureen O’Donnell

11 November 2022

NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) and the Land Rights network mourn the passing of Wilyakali Elder Maureen O’Donnell.

Maureen spent her life campaigning for social justice for Aboriginal people and was deeply involved in her community.…

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Sorry Business – Passing of Rob Welsh

25 March 2022

NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) and the Land Rights network mourn the passing of Gomeroi and Murrawarri man Rob Welsh. Rob also had connections via his mother to the Anawin & Dunghutti people.

Rob devoted his life to empowering and uplifting his people through Land Rights, particularly within the Redfern community.…

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Sorry Business – Passing of Aunty Thelma Slater

3 March 2022

Sorry Business – Passing of Aunty Thelma Slater

NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) and the Land Rights network mourn the passing of Kamilaroi Elder, Aunty Thelma Slater.

Born at Walhallow, Thelma dedicated her life to ensuring the rights of Aboriginal people, notably equality, better health, appropriate housing and living conditions  and the rights to  a good education.…