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The Bigger Picture

A grassroots campaign for Human Rights

HOME PAGE CLICK HERE FOR ANY UPDATE FROM Coorong Ruwe Ngrilkulun Corroboree 1-3/12/00


Current Activities


Campaign for Indigenous Treaty, Australian Bill of Rights, Justice & Peace;


Indigenous Liaison - Ngarrindjeri Tendi;

The Ngarrindjeri Nation Flag

(Ngarrindjeri flag image came from

Please send donations for use of the Ngarrindjeri Flag to the:


c/: BANK SA - BSB 105-165 A/c No. 015569840 

The Bigger Picture - Ngarrindjeri Rights;

For brief details of this Ngarrindjeri project use these Links: BigrPict.htm ;

BigrPict16pts.htm ; BigrPictpledge.htm & BigrPictSong.html

or e-mail Roma Mitchell Community Legal Centre Inc., at: for access to the Bigger Picture files "BigrPict.rtf" [a 6KB+ Word 97 file], "bigrpict16pts.rtf" [a 10KB+ Word 97 file]; with the Bigger Picture pledge "BigrPictpledge.rtf" [an 11KB+ Word 6 file], and the words and chords to the Bigger Picture song on file "bigrpictsong.rtf" [a 5KB+ Word 97 file].

Ngarrindjeri Treaty - SA Social Contract;

A brief description of these project may be provided by consultation with the Treaty working group members on , and .

Australian Social Economic Rights Project (ASERP) - Ngarrindjeri Submission (contribution by Convenor of Reconciliation and Human Rights at RMCLC Inc.)

An ASERP submission through VCOSS to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in April 2000 put up Australia's failure to comply with the UN International Covenant on Social, Economic and Cultural Rights - Two members of the Ngarrindjeri Nation submitted an appendix to the ASERP UN submission, with the help of Reconciliation and Human Rights. Contact: Alexandre Tikhonov, Sec. to the CESCR, UNHCHR, UN Office 1-025, 8-14 avenue de la Paix, 1211 Geneve, SWITZERLAND.


ANTaR - Australians for Native Title & Reconciliation - South Australian Campaign;

A details of the campaign are available from Glen Giles at SA ANTaR via his e-mail:

SA NAIDOC 2001 - National Aboriginal & Islander Day Observance Committee;

Brief details of NAIDOC 2001 are available from ATSIC via free call 1800 064 545

"STARS SWEETHEARTS" - Reconciliation Art Project supported by Roma Mitchell Reconciliation and Human Rights - Portrait of Ngarrindjeri Elder of Meningie entered in 2000 Archibald Prize by local artist Mary Kastanos - portrait made available below with artist's consent [from 138KB JPEG file "2000ArchibaldEntry-Portrait.jpg"] for exhibition on this site.

"STARS Sweethearts" (Setting The Aboriginal Record Straight) is a portrait of Elder Daisy M. Brown Rankine, Ngarrindjeri Elder of Meningie, South Australia, Convenor: Lake Albert Ngori (pelican) Meiwi Sub-Committee. Aunty Daisy is adorned with broaches: the golden pelican (her natji: companion/totem); Meiwi* flag; International Year of the Older Persons (a reminder to respect our elders); plus the Reconciliation emblems. The background waters depict the River Murray at Wellington, where her great grandparents lived. The pelicans, seagulls and shag are some of the bird life of the area. Mary Kastanos: Artist "As an ngs, Creatures Great and Small" Elder Daisy M. Brown/Rankine.


Candle Light Walk;

Candle Light Walk for Justice and Peace

Tom Trevorrow, Victor Wilson & Pastor Kenny Sumner - Community Defenders of the Indigenous & Human Rights & the Environment

Link: Candle Light Walk History.htm

e-mail Roma Mitchell Community Legal Centre Inc., via for brief details of this project in files "Peacewlk.rtf" [a 22KB+ Word 97 file], "CLW History.doc" [a 32KB+ Word 97 file]; & the 634KB "CLWflyer-Kodakimg.jpg" flyer.

Further detail of the project may be accessed through Camp Coorong, the Kalparrin Alcohol & Drug Rehabilitation Farm and the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Congress:

A more detailed description of this project will be available when the site is developed

Ongoing Projects


On the weekend 1-3 December 2000 – MENINGIE SA

Corroboree – Ngrilkulun – Camp Coorong


Major Sumner and Tom Trevorrow

Corroboree – Ngrilkulun – Camp Coorong LINK:

Further details will be posted on the event as they come to hand.

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General Contact Information

Street address
Camp Coorong - Princes Highway MENINGIE SA  5624

Electronic mail address

Web address

This Bigger Picture Ngarrindjeri Home Page location is

Office phone
61 8 8575 1557 / 8575 1657

Office fax number
61 8 8575 1448

To access the Manager - Tom Trevorrow's direct line, call mobile: 040 996 1933

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Contact Person Information

Ngarrindjeri Ngrilkulun (Corroboree), December 1-3, Camp Coorong, Meningie SA

Job title - Cultural Performers Co-ordinator

Major Sumner (H): TEL8347 7008


Volunteers - Human Rights and Reconciliation

Many individuals reconciling Australians


Key responsibilities

Corroboree – Ngrilkulun – Camp Coorong

Cultural Activities shared in reconciliation with all South Australians and visitors

Reconciliation and Human Rights

Pro-active involvement in the local promotion of Human Rights & Aboriginal Reconciliation, by working together in unison with Indigenous people to assist co-ordination of access to community based legal and related services.

Candle Light Walk for Justice and Peace

A further description for this project will be available when the site is developed.

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Hot List

Site 1 This is the Kumarangk News web site.


Site 2 This is the Ngarrindjeri flag image link.

Site 3 This is an Aboriginal web site for up to date access.

Site 4 This is an Aboriginal web site for up to date access.

Site 5 This is a link to the FAIRA Aboriginal Corporation - publisher of "Land Rights Queensland" news.

Site 6 Link to the Roma Mitchell Community Legal Centre Inc.

Site 7 Links to the networked Ngarrindjeri Bigger Picture websites &

Additional linking site(s) to be detailed:

Kalparrin Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Farm - e-mail contact:

[web link yet to be entered - watch this space - ed.]

Wizard [Oh happy day when we are that advanced ! - ed.]

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Last revised: December 16, 2003.