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Australia? No Terra Nullius here! Always was & always will be - Aboriginal land.

Australia? No Terra Nullius here! Always was & always will be - Aboriginal land.

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Australia? No Terra Nullis here! Always was & always will be - Aboriginal land. Map delineates tribes/tribal lands throughout Australia. The two flags are designed by the peoples of this land.
Australia? No Terra Nullis here! Always was & always will be - Aboriginal land. Map delineates tribes/tribal lands throughout Australia. The two flags are designed by the peoples of this land.

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Published by: MhaireMarscal on Mar 23, 2013
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No Terra Nullius here. Always was…

Map depicts tribal lands.

Always will be: Aboriginal Land.

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This flag was designed by Harold Thomas and first flown on 12th July 1972. Meanings: Black be the people of their land. Yellow is the Sun – giver of life. Red be the soil - also the color of ochre used in ceremonies.

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The Torres Strait Islander flag was designed in 1992 by Bernard Namok. Meanings: Black be the people of their lands. Green be the land. Blue be the Torres Strait waters. The five pointed star represents the five main islands and is surrounded by a white Dhari headdress used in dancing ceremonies.

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