As a proud Wiradjuri, Kamilaroi and Dharawal man, Stan Grant learned from the earliest age about the exploits of Pemulwuy, Australia’s first Indigenous resistance fighter who led a 12-year war against British Colonial oppression.
Two Australian films - Rodd Rathjen's debut feature 'Buoyancy' and Daniel Gordon's feature documentary 'The Australian Dream' - are nominated for Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA).
Daniel Gordon’s 'The Australian Dream' and Ben Lawrence’s 'Hearts and Bones' will have their international premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival.
From shy country kid to two-time Brownlow medallist and Australian of the Year, Goodes is an inspiration to many. The footy field was where he thrived; the only place where the colour of his skin was irrelevant. Goodes’ world fell apart when he became the target of racial abuse during a game, which spiralled into public backlash against him. He spoke out about racism when Australia was not ready to hear the ugly truth, retiring quietly from AFL heartbroken.