October 30, 2018, 12:00 am
Marchers plan to converge on Melbourne's CBD on December 6 to commemorate the walk of Aboriginal human rights advocate William Cooper to the German consulate 80 years ago on that date with a protest note from his Australian Aborigines League over Kristallnacht.
November 16, 2017, 12:00 am
An Aboriginal letter of protest to Nazi Germany against the horrors of Kristallnacht has finally been accepted by the German government 79 years after it was initially offered at the door of Melbourne's German consulate in 1938.
August 22, 2017, 12:01 am
TEARS were shed at a moving ceremony in Sydney last Sunday, when Jewish federal MP Julian Leeser presented certificates to 12 descendants of Indigenous men who served in Australian Light Horse brigades during the WWI Sinai-Palestine campaign.
March 24, 2017, 12:00 am
A clearly moved Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull battled at times to control his emotions when delivering a stirring keynote speech at the official launch of the Sydney Jewish Museum’s new permanent Holocaust exhibition on Sunday.
December 13, 2012, 12:00 pm
IT was a historic day for descendants of William Cooper (pictured), Holocaust survivors and members of the Jewish and indigenous communities last Thursday when they descended on Melbourne’s CBD to complete a humanitarian mission that the Aboriginal activist had embarked on 74 years earlier.
By Timna Jacks