For three decades, West
Papuans have endured an illegal and often brutal occupation by
Indonesia’s military forces. The plight of the West Papuan people
is similar to that of the East Timorese. In 1999 Australians stood
up for the East Timorese. It’s time we did the same for the West
concert will feature -------------
Lloyd • PaulMac • Not Drowning, Waving with Telek • Lisa
Bangarra Dance Theatre • P’nau • Andrew Denton • John Clarke
• Dave O’Neil •
Paradise (from West Papua) • DILI All Stars •
much more . . .
on JJJ and Radio National
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH • 2003
concert updates and more information about West Papua:
ALSO AVAILABLE IN
West Papua: Music of the
Morning Star on CD thru EMI
West Papua: Follow the
Morning Star: A stunning publication that captures
- in photograph and word -
the beauty and the tragedy of this country.
"I appeal to all
Australians. What you are dealing with here is the fate of all West
people. Maybe we’re going to be
finished some day soon. This is what’s going on now. Are you
going to wait until it is too
John Rumbiak, Institute for West
Papua Human Rights and Advocacy
* * A
limited number of exclusive seats are available through Union
Promotions * *
cheque/money order, your contact details & a stamped self
addressed envelope to:
Promotions, Trades Hall, 54 Victoria Street Carlton South.
Information Ph 9662 3555.
Full $41/ Concession $31
Proudly presented by
Victorian Trades Hall Council, The Australian Council of Trade
Unions and Union Promotions. Supported by Amnesty International, The
Greens, The Democrats, Environment Groups, the Churches social
reform movement, the ABC, and the Australia West Papua Association.
All monies made by the
concert, CD and the photographic book "WEST PAPUA: Follow the
Morning Star" are going to the Papuan Resource Centre
in New York, run by John
Rumbiak at Els Ham, to lobby the United Nations to recognise the
plight of the West Papuan people.