Quote of the Day

Aboriginal Actor Jack Charles

Photo: Danielle Smith

“I don’t want a temporary visa from the Australia Council proclaiming I’m an Aboriginal,…I expect to be treated honourably and with respect…I’m not going to perform for them if I have to prove I’m a bloody Aboriginal” ~ Jack Charles in response to the Australia Council, which has demanded Charles prove his Aboriginality before it considers his application for a grant to write a book about his life.

Read the full story online at: http://www.smh.com.au/national/nobody-has-ever-asked-me-if-im-aboriginal-this-is-the-only-time-20121122-29swa.html


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