Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Lingiari's Legacy : from Little Things Big Things Grow
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Gather round people let me tell you a story

An eight-year-long story of power and pride

British Lord Vestey and Vincent Lingiari

Were opposite men on opposite sides

'You probably know these as the opening lyrics to the 1991 Paul Kelly and Kev Carmody song, From Little Things Big Things Grow. It is one of Australia's most important songs and most Aussies will know it - if not from its radio play or performances from Paul and Kev around the nation, then from its use by grassroots movements around Australia and in advertising campaigns. ...'


  • Includes photograph supplied by Brian Manning of the Gurindji strikers at Wattie Creek led by Vincent Lingiari in 1967.

    Link to the Lord Vestey interview posted on 25 August 2011.

    Photograph of Vincent Lingiari at Wattie Creek, Northern Territory, in 1977.

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