Listen back to 3CR's annual live broadcast from the Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner Commemoration Ceremony on Tuesday 20 January, midday - 1pm.
In 1842 these two indigenous freedom fighters were the first men executed in Victoria. This is a vitally important part of the history of First Nations people's resistance to invasion.
MC - Dr. Joseph Toscano / Convenor Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner Commemoration Committee
Janet Galpin – Boonwurrung Foundation Representative
Acknowledgement of Country
Senator Lidia Thorpe
Peter Vadiveloo – a singer/songwriter performing a
Les Thomas original ‘Freedom Fighters (Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner)’ and also his own song ‘Modern World’
Robert Thorpe – Radical Activist
Dr Olivia Ball – Councillor for Melbourne City Council
Dr. Jacob Rumbiak – West Papua Independence Movement