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  1. Why Faith Bandler felt the 1967 referendum's promise was betrayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 3 | ABC News

    I met Faith Bandler in 2007. I was making a radio documentary for the 40th anniversary of the 1967 referendum, when an overwhelming majority of Australians voted to change the constitution.

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  2. The site of a hospital built to treat South Sea Islander sugar cane workers in the 1880s.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | ABC News

    This concrete slab is all that remains of a 19th century hospital, built for the treatment of South Sea Islanders who worked in Maryborough's sugar cane industry.

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  3. Selwin 'Joe' Eggmolesse wants more research into the cemetery siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | ABC News

    South Sea Islander Elder Selwin 'Joe' Eggmolesse wants more research conducted at the site of a 19th century cemetery and hospital.

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  4. Fears loss of heritage status could disrupt 19th century cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | ABC News

    A decision by Fraser Coast Regional Council to partially revoke the local heritage status of the site of a 19th century hospital and cemetery has caused division in the community. The hospital, which cared for South Sea Islanders working on sugar cane plantations, operated between 1883 and 1886 on the corner of Glenrich Road and Bluebell Road in Maryborough.

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  5. Sugar versus the reef a provocative new land-art projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | ABC News

    Sugar versus the Reef? is the provocative title of a new project by a north Queensland cane farmer and a New South Wales artist. Cane farmer Simon Mattsson and artist Lucas Ihlein have put together plans to plant sunflowers and cane in a six-hectare plot.

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  6. Trip to Vanuatu discovers link to sugar industry's kanaka pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | ABC News

    A group of volunteers helping improve a hospital in remote Vanuatu have discovered an unsettling link to Australia's cane-farming history. Five volunteers from Bundaberg West Rotary in Queensland recently travelled to Lolowai, Ambae Island, where they helped refurbish the Godden Memorial Hospital, which services about 35,000 people from three different islands.

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  7. South Sea Islander community celebrates its history and recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | ABC News

    South Sea Islander community may not be well-known by wider Australian society, but this is not the case in central Queensland. The Rockhampton community has been celebrating recognition for three weeks, with market days and exhibitions, and will finish with a special Recognition Week lunch on Thursday.

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