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Australian War Memorial honours 251st Aboriginal digger from Vietnam war 

[James Vyver, ABC]

First Nations men who served during the Vietnam War are being added to the Australian War Memorial's (AWM) official history. There was no conscription for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, but many still volunteered to serve. Fifty years on, their service is finally being recognised by the memorial.

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Lidia Thorpe says Australia's Voice to Parliament referendum should be called off


Australian senator Lidia Thorpe has said the country’s planned referendum on an Indigenous “voice” to parliament should be called off because it is just “window dressing”.

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