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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Boxing for Palm Island
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'There is a new generation of warriors coming out of Palm Island, a place with a dark history and a less than stellar reputation. A new era of hope, strength and courage is about to show the world that the kids from Palm Island are fighting back and have the makings of champions, but within this gilded cage come stories of generational poverty, stories of disadvantage, stories of the vicious cycle of intergenerational trauma. This group of boxers are defying stereotypes and taking the future into their own hands with the help and support of Uncle Ray - the man who has brought boxing back to Palm Island.' Source: http://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/ (Sighted 13/05/10)

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Fighting for a Better Life Frances Atkinson , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 2 September 2010; (p. 6)
Bowing for Palm Island : Maitland Schnaars Daniel Browning (interviewer), 2010 single work interview
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , September 2010;
Sharing Their Stories Cris Kennedy , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 June 2010; (p. 33)
Tears, Laughs and Plenty More Rachel Scollay , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 19 May no. 476 2010; (p. 28-30)
'Watching Boxing for Palm Island for the very first time in Sydney earlier this month, Noby Clay said she cried three times, managed to stop herself crying a fourth time, and laughed the rest of the way.' Source: Koori Mail no. 476, 19 May, 2010
From the Ring to the Red Carpet 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 19 May no. 476 2010; (p. 3)
Message Sticks is Shaping up Alf Wilson , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 5 May no. 475 2010; (p. 8)

'Palm Island's boxing prowess will be showcased in style tomorrow night with the documentary Boxing for Palm Island one of two films chosen to open the Message Sticks Indigenous Film Festival at the Sydney Opera House.' Source: Koori Mail no. 475, 5 May 2010

New Talent at Film Fest 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 5 May no. 475 2010; (p. 53)
'As Message Sticks Indigenous Film Festival enters its second decade, festival co-ordinator, Rachel Perkins, said they were excited to be introducing a fresh new crop of talent.'
From the Ring to the Red Carpet 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 19 May no. 476 2010; (p. 3)
Tears, Laughs and Plenty More Rachel Scollay , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 19 May no. 476 2010; (p. 28-30)
'Watching Boxing for Palm Island for the very first time in Sydney earlier this month, Noby Clay said she cried three times, managed to stop herself crying a fourth time, and laughed the rest of the way.' Source: Koori Mail no. 476, 19 May, 2010
Sharing Their Stories Cris Kennedy , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 June 2010; (p. 33)
Last amended 25 Jan 2018 11:53:21
Subjects:
  • Palm Island Aboriginal Settlement (1918-1975), Ingham area, Ingham - Cairns area, Queensland,
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