Submission – Evon (McDonald) Barker

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Evon (McDonald) Barker of Tae Rak (Lake Condah) makes this submission on behalf of Gunditjmara men Alfred ‘Boppo’ McDonald, his son George Winter McDonald and grandson Claude McDonald (Evon’s father).

The submission tells the story of these men, the McDonald family, and documents the systemic injustices, inhumane treatment, and theft and dispossession of Country that occurred from the settlement of the Colony of Port Phillip in 1834, and continued throughout the development of the State of Victoria.

Date: 19 January 2024