Public Hearings: 20 May to 27 May 2022

The purpose of these public hearings was to hear from Victorian First Peoples’ Elders whose experiences illustrate many of the key impacts of colonisation still felt today.

The issues examined at the hearings included:

  • Dispossession of First Peoples from their lands and waters
  • Ongoing systemic injustice
  • Removals of children
  • Responsibility of the State and State entities for First Peoples’ dispossession

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Hearing Videos

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May 26, 2022

Elders’ Hearing – Uncle Kevin Coombs OAM PLY

Witness: Uncle Kevin Coombs OAM PLY

Length: 2H 29M

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May 20, 2022

Elders’ Hearing – Uncle Larry Walsh

Witness: Uncle Larry Walsh, Isobel Morphy-Walsh

Length: 5H 55M

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May 20, 2022

Elders’ Hearing – Uncle Larry Walsh Part 1

Witness: Uncle Larry Walsh, Isobel Morphy-Walsh

Length: 2H 32M

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May 20, 2022

Elders’ Hearing – Uncle Larry Walsh Part 2

Witness: Uncle Larry Walsh, Isobel Morphy-Walsh

Length: 2H 8M

Orders and Witness Lists

Witnesses and Evidence

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Isobel Morphy-Walsh

Uncle Colin Walker

Transcripts

Transcript of Hearing 27 May 2022 – Uncle Colin Walker

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Date: 31 May 2022
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Size: 4.05 MB
Date: 1 June 2022
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Date: 22 July 2022

Uncle Kevin Coombs

Transcripts

Transcript of Hearing 26 May 2022 – Uncle Kevin Coombs

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Date: 6 June 2022

Uncle Larry Walsh