John Clay

Appreciating Aborigines

Whitefella Jump Up: The Shortest Way To Nationhood

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Great Southern Land: A New History of Australia

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Allen Lane The Penguin Press 720pp £25 order from our bookshop

EACH YEAR, ON a particular day in May, crowds gather in major Australian cities trying to get the government to say sorry to the Aborigines. So far, every administration has refused. Now, in this forcefully argued book, Germaine Greer takes the cause a stage further. She proposes an Aborigine Republic of Australia.

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