Aboriginal history extends over at least 50,000 years. Knowledge, art and rituals have been passed down through generations to create a rich tapestry of cultural heritage Äì diverse, complex and spiritual. The relationship to the land or country is central to Indigenous culture and to the issues that are important to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people today.
- 3 October 1952: first nuclear bomb test in the Monte Bello Islands group, Western Australia.
- 27 September 1956: first nuclear bomb test at Maralinga, South Australia.
Britain's nuclear tests during the 1950s have left a tragic legacy, now a well-documented chapter in the history of Australia, as graphically illustrated in our books and DVDs.
Each edition of the NI magazine provides an in-depth analysis of issues of world poverty and inequality and offers an alternative viewpoint to mainstream media. NI regularly reviews the status of Indigenous peoples around the world and provides links to campaigns and advocacy groups working towards social and environmental justice.
New Internationalist supports Fair Trade producers like The Chetna Organic Cotton Project. Fair Trade promotes a fair wage and fair working conditions, encouraging developing world producers to help themselves.
A little about The Chetna Organic Cotton Project: Say NO to pesticides that poison three million people every year, and help make trade fairer at the same time.
New Internationalist Australia is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization, which means we have to stock a percentage of Fair Trade products, and also adhere to Fair Trade practices ourselves. Great for supporting producers rights, and also for our staff.
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