Three Monkeys Online

A Curious, Alternative Magazine

James Patterson

The Politics of Sorry – The Australian apology to the Aboriginal people placed in context

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

“I’d have thought that the Aboriginals would have been pretty happy with the apology” a white Australian taxi driver said to me. He was driving me through Redfern, the symbolic home of Sydney’s Aboriginal community. The apology he referred to was that issued by Australia’s Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to the Stolen Generation of Aboriginal […]