This is about us and our country, not about the petty deliberations of politics. Special throwing objects called weet weets were used in boys' throwing game in northern Queensland. The girls were trained as domestic servants and sent out to work for middle class white families. Nevertheless, the struggle for social justice continues today.
Indigenous people were often denied service in shops, separated from whites in cinemas, banned from hotels and clubs and excluded from swimming pools being used by white people. Many stone artefacts, such as flaked stone tools, have been found at Lake Mungo. From the beginning of the twentieth century until the land was under the control of various Commonwealth and State authorities. The national critical response trauma recovery project, which supports families and communities after a death occurs, said a year-old boarding school student from a remote Queensland community took her life in Brisbane last weekend, and there have been another two since then.