Miles Franklin 2019 winner Melissa Lucashenko: ‘We need a revolution’
A post-prison release service in far-western New South Wales is blaming delays at the Newcastle morgue for a spike in ice benders by some of its grief-stricken Aboriginal clients waiting up to six weeks to bury loved ones.
[Giselle Wakatama, ABC]
Newcastle morgue delays blamed for ice benders linked to grief
Melissa Lucashenko has the flu but that doesn’t stop her breathing fire down the phone line. “This bloody bullshit about the forgotten white working class – if there’s any forgotten people in Australia, if there’s any battlers in Australia, it’s brown and black people,” she says.