Friday, 22 February 2008

Book Launch: Spinning the Dream

Award-winning historian and author, Anna Haebich, launched her new book; Spinning the Dream, in front of around 100 people at the Brisbane Town Hall.

Special guests included, Paul Barclay of Australia Talks ABC Radio National, Rachel Nolan (pictured with Anna) the State Labor Member for Ipswich, Darryl Kickett of the Aboriginal Health Council of WA and Lilla Watson who performed the Welcome to Country on behalf of the Murri people.

About the book
Spinning the Dream re-evaluates the experience of assimilation in Australia, providing a meticulously researched and masterfully written assessment of its implications for Australia's Indigenous and ethnic minorities and for immigration and refugee policy.