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For the Alternative to the Intervention leaflet to download and print:

please click here

For STICS MR regarding the below statement: please click here

Support the Alternative to the Intervention

The statement ‘Rebuilding from the Ground Up: An Alternative to the NT Intervention' will be launched at a rally in Darwin on June 21, four years since the announcement of the Intervention.

Rallies to protest four years of Intervention and support ‘Rebuilding from the Ground Up' will also be held in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

If you or your organisation would like to endorse the document,
please email:
[email protected] or
contact Barbara Shaw 0401 291 166,
Paddy Gibson 0415800586 or
Marlene Hodder 08 8952 5032


Aboriginal community leaders including:

Rev Dr Djiniyini Gondarra OAM (Galiwin'ku),
Yananymul Mununggurr (Yirrkala),
Barbara Shaw (Mt Nancy town camp),
Bob Randall (Mutitjulu),
Valerie Martin Napaljari (Warlpiri spokeswoman),
Harry Nelson Jakamarra (Yuendumu),
Peggy Brown Nampijimpa OAM (Yuendumu),
John Leemans (Daguragu),
Geoffrey Barnes (Lajamanu),
Imelda Palmer (Santa Teresa),
Maxine Carlton and Donald Kunoth (Charles Creek),
Warren H Williams (Ntaria/Hermannsburg),
Gilbert Corbert (Murray Downs),
June Mills (Darwin),
Silverton family (Uruna Potara Homeland) and
others from Yuendumu, Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Kalkaringi and Lajamanu.

Organisations and supporters including:

Intervention Rollback Action Group (Alice Springs),
Stop the Intervention Collective Sydney,
‘concerned Australians',
the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA),
Tangentyere Council
Larrakia Nations,
Lajamanu Progress Association,
Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation (ANTaR national),
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ecumenical Commission,
Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning Research Unit (UTS),
Women's Community Aid Association (Qld)
Working Group for Aboriginal Rights (WGAR Canberra),
Civil Liberties Australia,
Walytja Indigenous community projects,
Green Left Weekly,
NT Greens,
Hornsby Area Residents for Reconciliation,
Lane Cove Residents for Reconciliation,
Reconciliation Network: Northern Sydney,
Indigenous Social Justice Association,
Women's House domestic violence service (Brisbane)
Jeff McMullen,
Ian Thorpe,
Cr Irene Doutney (Sydney City Council)
Bob and Helen White,
Kerry McKenzie,
Andrew Havas OAM,
Frennie Beytagh


Take Action

Rallies to protest four years of Intervention and support ‘Rebuilding from the Ground Up' will also be held in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth over the period June 18 - 25.

Sign the ‘Global Call to Action for Aboriginal Rights‘, an open letter to Prime Minister Julia Gillard demanding an end to the NT Intervention.

Get involved with a campaign group in your local area: Alice Springs, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth.