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Amy McQuire @amymcquire Rockhampton, Queensland

Darumbal/South Sea, PhD candidate - UQ. freelancer. Curtain Podcast. Racism, feminism, justice, wrongful convictions. She/her amygracemcquire@gmail.com

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Joined Twitter 6/7/10


#KeepGrogOut of our dry communities @woolworths @danmurphys Our mob have spoken. Please #ShameWoolies and spread th… https://t.co/ZLSmHXazVF
Retweeted by Amy McQuireNon-indigenous people, one way to show up for black lives is making sure our babies and families are wholeheartedly… https://t.co/FttCexPLfv
Retweeted by Amy McQuireWe, supported by @JN_Institute, are hiring an Indigenous reporter at @theage. Please share with your networks. https://t.co/X7twbYMqJc
Retweeted by Amy McQuireAn Indigenous man spent more than 100 days in jail because NT Police and prosecutors denied the existence of CCTV f… https://t.co/D6SrmbuKlu
Retweeted by Amy McQuire👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 https://t.co/31MISUi73KPlease go support @GamilaraayNG, here and on other platforms. #GamilMeansNo #YanaaySantos https://t.co/aanUuFUC3X
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12/4
2020
Re-sharing this in solidarity with the Gomeroi mob who have been fighting Santos and continue to both on country an… https://t.co/D8Tva0G9Jv
Retweeted by Amy McQuireGomeroi man Ian Brown at Martin Place on Gadigal land. He's here representing the @GamilaraayNG warriors who are… https://t.co/gGl8d5Igf8
Retweeted by Amy McQuire'The word we use to describe ourselves – Gamilaraay – teaches others how we decline to give consent. It also, to my… https://t.co/8bdS2zv09X
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12/3
2020
Free West Papua!!! Celebrating the raising of the Morning Star Flag on this day in 1961!! #FreeWestPapua https://t.co/I6kalrLYwj
Retweeted by Amy McQuireTomorrow night I'll be taking to the screen (very on brand for 2020) with 2 of the best @AJ_Whittaker and… https://t.co/LycOXGkWmP
Retweeted by Amy McQuirePhoto reveals Australian soldier drinking beer out of dead Taliban fighter's prosthetic leg https://t.co/YRdNSyCKXG
Retweeted by Amy McQuire @kevinyowyeh Thank you so much ❤️❤️‘Day Break’ - just purchased a couple of copies for the kids. Can’t wait to get my hands on this @amymcquire https://t.co/49HDBQK70X
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12/1
2020
I always enjoy writing and thinking with the excellent @ElizabethStrak - this article is some thoughts about analog… https://t.co/GAK6ourli0
Retweeted by Amy McQuire @haveachattabs @NayukaGorrie @CurtainPodcast @moles_bob We will have to talk sometime!!!! @amymcquire @NayukaGorrie @CurtainPodcast @moles_bob Ugh don’t I know it! Thanks for the labour you are doing for m… https://t.co/BxUn7e9ySD
Retweeted by Amy McQuire @haveachattabs @NayukaGorrie @CurtainPodcast @moles_bob Sorry just saw this sis @haveachattabs - it’s so true - so… https://t.co/Vb1LBjf7Z1 @NayukaGorrie @haveachattabs @CurtainPodcast Yes we actually began working on Kevin’s case because @MartinGHodgsonhttps://t.co/70tXFUOyNgTo my fellow formerly incarcerated ppl... Things you are not: A criminal A recidivist A loser A disappointment A… https://t.co/15cmOwFHoB
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11/30
2020
Any sense of progress that can be claimed in this place has only ever come off the back of Black families & communi… https://t.co/YFoSrFR2zB
Retweeted by Amy McQuire @LukeLPearson 😒😒😒Love this @flashblak I had Rubena on my TV in the 80’s and you in the 90s. I speak often about the impact of seein… https://t.co/QHsHpTW8FF
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11/28
2020
Such a great piece @EllaMareeAB !! https://t.co/YNgvQmsFJv @ayyschirripa Oh ffs 🤦‍♀️Okay so the people have spoken and here it is! Due to popular demand, we’ve compiled the best moments of… https://t.co/HEnSsNbxYx
Retweeted by Amy McQuireParticularly great to hear Anna’s reflections on honouring Indigenous resistance in the work by engagement with Ind… https://t.co/FPNdTcOPrU
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11/27
2020
The incredible Archie Roach is inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame. ❤️️ #ARIAs https://t.co/EtCjUxbhmY
Retweeted by Amy McQuireWhile we hold so much pain and the violence inflicted upon our bodies is great-we also thrive & survive, we carry c… https://t.co/mIKoajAz6u
Retweeted by Amy McQuireAboriginal women are also: Brilliant Funny Strong Beautiful Cheeky Wild Staunch Wise Storytellers Fighters Lovers… https://t.co/1Oc3yqpgu4
Retweeted by Amy McQuireIn this current round of activism to end violence against women, can we not just trot out the stats that our women… https://t.co/KjIYClOJPf
Retweeted by Amy McQuireSince we're talking pardons: The Trump administration plans to execute Brandon Bernard in two weeks. If President… https://t.co/AcKyueTKfo
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11/26
2020
Miiesha wins Best Soul/R&B Release | 2020 ARIA Awards https://t.co/ZWbXmFiNeA via @YouTubeGomeroi to continue fight against Narrabri gas project following environmental approval | NITV https://t.co/vM1ACXwSuO via @NITV
Retweeted by Amy McQuireLet’s just say this lad lucky there isn’t a 2020 @wildblackwomen men behaving badly special @AngelinaRHurley someon… https://t.co/FEkVIkKRnI
Retweeted by Amy McQuireAt the heart of this is that political commentary and journalism, and satire require “objectivity” and black and br… https://t.co/KvQDrgEZE6
Retweeted by Amy McQuire26 November 2020 Media Statement by Maria Cutmore, Native Title Applicant and Traditional Owner, Gomeroi Nation.… https://t.co/lWbgpSe9pu
Retweeted by Amy McQuireIt's disappointing that my beloved @abcnews & @ABCTV has still such a long way to go to ensure the network accurate… https://t.co/enQ7qGEEY3
Retweeted by Amy McQuireThank god we still have the archive of one of the funniest, most thought provoking podcasts around! I’ll definitely… https://t.co/QAbq1CAvEXJustice for Theresa Binge and Justice for Colleen Walker https://t.co/jfT69hVyo0The carceral violence inflicted upon black bodies in the name of justice in this country has to stop....whether it’… https://t.co/JPpb6iVLrW
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11/25
2020
Aunty Jenny tells the #DisabilityRC, First Nations Children with disability are being removed from their family at… https://t.co/bqDmcJfMjl
Retweeted by Amy McQuireReally pleased 2 share special issue of AJIE on Indigenous Health Workforce Education. Thanks @BronFredericks Prof… https://t.co/XIjRjX0Xf6
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11/23
2020
@amymcquire @drcbond Parallel to this - the music industry. Love black radio. It came from struggle when we were ex… https://t.co/jA0yXdIhIh
Retweeted by Amy McQuire.@drcbond a whole new world working with and for our own mob @lynando62 escaping from the public service and workin… https://t.co/NglcGpjAI3
Retweeted by Amy McQuire @drcbond Yes and the idea that success in MSM should be aspiration for black journos is so misplaced — the aspirati… https://t.co/czxMV8Z0u1Love seeing Black ppl working 4 Black orgs. There’s this prevailing idea among so many that to be an Indigenous *so… https://t.co/sxJEi5eDTj
Retweeted by Amy McQuireI love this — solid black journos in independent black media https://t.co/QyC7Sizyxc @NatalieCromb @IndigenousXLtd This is so great!!!7/9 I’m very much looking forward to joining the @IndigenousXLtd family through the support and generosity of… https://t.co/3a7QJ7KaVr
Retweeted by Amy McQuire3/9 As an Indigenous person working within a mainstream media org, it’s a hard job. On one hand, you want to see yo… https://t.co/qH7riKYJlP
Retweeted by Amy McQuire @jewonthis @drcbond That’s it!!Yes! Never forget her love letter to Macklin when she left — something ridiculous about bringing the left along in… https://t.co/YYxCTXf12a @alanalentin Her time at the Oz was just about being a cheerleader for neoliberal assaults on Indigenous policy...… https://t.co/xLXwLLmAc2THREAD 1/9: After nearly 19years at the ABC, I’ve decided it’s time to move on and today I got 10mins to say goodb… https://t.co/v1aK5P11qg
Retweeted by Amy McQuireGood time to remember that police involved in the operation in Yuendumu where Kumanjayi Walker was shot dead had se… https://t.co/3VWA6ryzfM
Retweeted by Amy McQuire @SSmallacombe Apologies - this is the link https://t.co/2O0AzpiHgo @SSmallacombe It was such a disgrace! Sometimes I forget how bad it was - this is a good piece that catalogues the… https://t.co/BhoUvBpnlpAbsolutely shameful https://t.co/T1mGe5U55u
11/22
2020
RAPs are an instrument for white institutions to enable them to do more - not more for Black people but more upon B… https://t.co/8Q5w824qp4
Retweeted by Amy McQuireIn this episode of @Undisciplinary_ we talk with @Lisa_J_Whop about: ➡️the importance of Indigenous-led health res… https://t.co/WufanJTGzi
Retweeted by Amy McQuire⬇️This is brilliant!!! @Lisa_J_Whop gives a masterclass in Indigenist Public Health Ethics. It’s such a lucid, prof… https://t.co/SMeKXG6PMh
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11/21
2020
Nonsense. Everyone knows this ... https://t.co/tJbxcdNK6L
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11/20
2020
I have been editing @ageinvestigates for five years now but even by Nick McKenzie's lofty standards, this week has… https://t.co/2q3g4KF3Za
Retweeted by Amy McQuireMy mum called to tell me the abc backroads show are going to do a story on her and the work she’s doing in my homet… https://t.co/2zHq94vGjj
Retweeted by Amy McQuireCheck out the latest Koori Mail for a great profile on warrior woman Gwenda Stanley from staunch black journo… https://t.co/Ddr9FsOupE
11/19
2020
Being a global Indigenous scholar in 2020: We talk about relationships & being in relation. We need to use our voi… https://t.co/r2qNIKyC4N
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11/18
2020
The role of Black media should not be to curate a palatable Black voice for a white audience - MSM already perpetuates that violence.
Retweeted by Amy McQuireI am a survivor of coercive control. I lost my house because my husband took control of our bank accounts and refus… https://t.co/4ods6YSuP5
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11/17
2020
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children continue to be removed from their families at a disproportionate rat… https://t.co/kKaQwrsSFk
Retweeted by Amy McQuireOk so if you don’t have an original idea just retweet the tweet you tried to paraphrase. #CiteBlackWomen
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11/16
2020
Listen to @MelindaMann01 on ABC Capricornia now - on hosting @IndigenousX and self-determination. Listen here: https://t.co/gJIaJFDoOA
Retweeted by Amy McQuireSo great to see you recognised sis <3 https://t.co/tzY8AH7vv3Waiting for 8:30 pm (Qld time) to watch my sis @HayleyMcQuire on SBS InsightNew #UQResearch to benefit Indigenous Australians. #UQ’s A/Prof @drcbond will lead a $1.7 million project to devel… https://t.co/HIfdz83dF2
Retweeted by Amy McQuireThis might be the wrong week to speak of this but given all the *deadlys* thrown around atm can we bring shame back… https://t.co/5hWrx1r2kt
Retweeted by Amy McQuireSome ppl really got no shame when it comes to Black performativity and they get away with it because their concocte… https://t.co/EtafePQEaU
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11/12
2020
Helen has been fighting for 5 years against BIGGEST @danmurphys in AU near her DRY community of Bagot, NT.… https://t.co/N6R6ffHAuw
Retweeted by Amy McQuireRead this from @MelindaMann01 https://t.co/U24bKlYyNs
11/11
2020
Say their name. In 1993, Daniel Yock, 18, was arrested and died in custody shortly after. His death is unfinished b… https://t.co/46H1aMNNaQ
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11/10
2020
With all due respect, one cannot possibly take this interview and associated MSM cheerleading out of its temporal,… https://t.co/9wYMkBEp5g
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11/7
2020
Interested in publishing? @UQPbooks is recruiting - Indigenous Placement Program: Communications Assistant. Close… https://t.co/kGxXqndFQ0
Retweeted by Amy McQuireThe lives of thousands of blackfullas are in the hands of old white billionaires who made their money stealing blac… https://t.co/dLCzY8f2Kj
Retweeted by Amy McQuireWe know billionaire Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest essentially created the cashless debit card rollout. But evidence befor… https://t.co/8XoSw6BhM9
Retweeted by Amy McQuire @guydesavoy @amymcquire As Aunty Lila Watson insists we can and must imagine a future as far ahead of us as we see… https://t.co/8eLBQQCMId
Retweeted by Amy McQuire @JulianBCleary @MegBastard @HardieGrantCP Thank you so much! @missmirandatap Thanks so much sis ❤️ @julsie75 @HardieGrantCP Thank you so much sis! @BlakCinta @HardieGrantCP @BundjalungBud Aww thank you!!
11/6
2020
This week I’ve been thinking about the ways we are killed young. There are so many ways we are killed even before w… https://t.co/PRHuDs7RvK
Retweeted by Amy McQuire @LynoreGeia Gorgeous!!! Congratulations to you and your family @JrehnJ Thank you so much - I'm so glad to hear that so many kids will be reading it <3 @TurnbullVanessa Thanks so much sis <3Democrat Stephanie Byers, Chickasaw, is poised to become the first transgender woman in the Kansas Legislature, wit… https://t.co/oxT4gFhIOU
Retweeted by Amy McQuire @vanamalihermans This is such an important piece!!Essential reading⬇️"Hospitals are not inherently benevolent, nor are we promised healing and safety inside of them.… https://t.co/2TGQHP32TK
Retweeted by Amy McQuireI'm really proud of this essay, it took a lot. Our communities can and will continue to work towards a world where… https://t.co/oxKaRwNNVq
Retweeted by Amy McQuireAunty wrote this book for all of us nunga kids & I can’t wait to be able to read it Us nunga kids are so lucky th… https://t.co/6Z3qsLQT8B
Retweeted by Amy McQuire @UndercoverKind1 Aww this is beautiful... thank you so much.
11/5
2020

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