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First Aboriginal woman in VIC parliament • First Aboriginal Senator for Victoria • Gunnai & Gunditjmara • Authorised by L Thorpe, Australian Greens, Victoria.

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11/28
2020
We are growing stronger and here’s proof. This makes me so proud ✊🏾 https://t.co/71ZLYdKy2X
11/27
2020
@theiainhall When have we stop resisting?So what is the legitimacy of this colony? When will we have a Treaty in this country?????? https://t.co/nbACiNQaQQ
11/25
2020
Treaty is not new in this country. Calling for recongiton of sovereignty and law and treaty with the Australian Sta… https://t.co/oa7idu990I#WarCrimes This isn't just a about 'a couple of rogue #SAS soldiers' The politicians who sent them to #Afghanistanhttps://t.co/cbC01OYp3M
Retweeted by Lidia ThorpeWith absolute respect, can I suggest you do some training on this. Democracy in Colour do a great job of delivering… https://t.co/GtwyKxM8Vehttps://t.co/XJugqhAUhiBut you don’t look Aboriginal.....
11/19
2020
Rangi Hirini is spot on. The rate of Indigenous child removals in this country is a national shame. Where's the out… https://t.co/11TG3zHuiw
11/18
2020
@PeterJa00157710 @HereticalDream Why do you see it as hate speech. It’s truth. You only need to learn your real his… https://t.co/lx2PaLuaQ4The Greens have tabled a dissenting report to the inquiry into the #CashlessDebitCard Bill. Through this inquiry… https://t.co/q87YsksQhd
Retweeted by Lidia ThorpeImagine if we protected, preserved and honoured these incredible ancient sites like they do the Eiffel Tower, the A… https://t.co/BmMBJ9QkYG @PeterJa00157710 @HereticalDream Yup. My white family descendants were from murdering thieves, at least they admit… https://t.co/tnHWxr1wWw @HereticalDream @PeterJa00157710 Tell that to my white privileged partner. I’m sure he’ll disagree lol.
11/17
2020
@ayyschirripa Media prep in my lounge.Symptoms of Invasion, Genocide and Colonisation are things like Deaths in Custody, Child Removal, Incarceration, Po… https://t.co/GyDrbnu5zMAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children continue to be removed from their families at a disproportionate rat… https://t.co/kKaQwrsSFk
11/16
2020
WATCH: @isabellahiggins on the Government's refusal to fly the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flag in the Se… https://t.co/uyXwleGUBQ
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11/15
2020
Home sweet home, have a lovely weekend everyone x https://t.co/CfyBC0GvbO
11/13
2020
Let’s support this petition and help protect country together. https://t.co/Hva197NU4m @_SocialDemocrat Done @BjornSay LNP.So tired of agencies and governments who acknowledge country whilst they desecrate it. Just stop with the hollow to… https://t.co/EQXAT3Kbw1
11/12
2020
It’s great that the NSW Premier is talking about ensuring that First People are considered in this nations identity… https://t.co/TwqGLFD7Yq
11/11
2020
The theme for NAIDOC Week this year is #AlwaysWasAlwaysWillBe. The Senate sits on stolen Wiradjuri/Ngambri/Ngunnawa… https://t.co/rLszackKEmThe 3 Black Senators respectfully request for the Aboriginal flag to be flown in the spirit of Naidoc week and the… https://t.co/o4fLvYOgFBFederal Parliament refuse to fly the Aboriginal Flag. Happy Naidoc week 🙄 vote happening now. LNP have absolutely no shame.Shameful behaviours from people who are meant to be running this country. No shame at all. https://t.co/DJIjJ3Y2m7
11/10
2020
"The voice I take to Parliament is represented by a message I carry from my ancestors. I have a responsibility to c… https://t.co/OyREEvfwA1
11/9
2020
Justice for Kumanjayi Walker will mean hope for so many families of victims of deaths in custody. We need to fix t… https://t.co/8EVqkzSke8More proof that renewables are the way to go 😎 https://t.co/7oyC24M5U2
11/5
2020
Let’s see who votes for this much needed inquiry in the Victorian parliament, so this mess can be sorted and aired… https://t.co/5CLkDYdbczWe are DjabWurrung, we will not give up this fight. Supreme Court today granted an injunction til 19th November. https://t.co/iLyApmrRZLThere were over 350 languages in this country prior to colonisation. English is a foreign language. Thanks… https://t.co/o06yeYoDJbSenator @lidia__thorpe last year on the battle to save sacred trees on #DjabWurrung country: "When members of the p… https://t.co/9kI2DmXdkx
Retweeted by Lidia ThorpeThe process as it stands is flawed - it's the process that allowed this to happen. That's the definition of systemi… https://t.co/La5mEVCyeZ
10/29
2020
Breaking: Victorian Supreme Court has agreed to issue an injunction realignment of the Western Highway until 2pm to… https://t.co/AuMurlStWB
Retweeted by Lidia ThorpeHigh Road/ Very Low Road- my @EurekaStreet cartoon #DjabWurrungTrees https://t.co/FWo2aJWFq9
Retweeted by Lidia ThorpeOn Monday our biggest nightmare became a cold hard reality. The sounds of chainsaws, excessive police force, the cr… https://t.co/mC84Uqn2hR
Retweeted by Lidia ThorpeThe assault on our people and land has been ongoing for over 200 years. When will it end? When it’s all gone or whe… https://t.co/I78bW0d4BY
10/27
2020
https://t.co/Ks5gSq8EUCDjabWurrung land protectors being arrested and forcibly removed from country whilst ancestor trees are being desecr… https://t.co/3v0JQILDUCToday Dan Andrews tore down an ancient ancestor tree, DjabWurrung people and country have been violated once again… https://t.co/WylH3RhM6nhopefully this means #JusticeForWalkerhttps://t.co/WPUdFtf8w5So if you liked the Avatar film, maybe you’d appreciate how it feels when your sacred ancestor trees are torn down… https://t.co/GqEz6wVRIPWhen will we have justice in our own country? https://t.co/KYXQu22fSL
10/26
2020
Looks like the @wallabies management would rather a token gesture than to stand up for this country’s First People. https://t.co/11pTBUOm5AThis 👌🏾 https://t.co/WyeuJDIrhiCan't ask legitimate questions about spending funds allocated to Blak communities without offending someone 🙄 white… https://t.co/9PDfTkPzufCorrection: NIAA has told Senate Estimates that just 67% of the money allocated towards the federal Indigenous Adva… https://t.co/VRzBZ6BnlLAsking the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) the tough questions today during Senate Estimates. Watch b… https://t.co/msGsYSnF2x
10/23
2020
Is it true, the next round of @ulurustatement activities are funded by the BHP foundation?
10/22
2020
Aboriginal people in police custody are treated like animals. Too many, too often. Is this the “Australian way”? Is… https://t.co/7nUESKXAc4How can the Morrison government say they are committed to Closing the Gap when their state branches make RACIST election promises like this?The age of criminal responsibility in this country is 10 years old, and 65% of kids aged between 10 - 13 currently locked up are Blak kids.QLD LNP has just announced that they will trial criminalising more children in two cities with a high population of… https://t.co/lluX6ZErA1
10/21
2020
The Greens have pre selected another Blak Woman to the Senate through a hard fought preselection and grassroots dem… https://t.co/fx0eMb3r4N
10/20
2020
LISTEN 🎧: Senator @lidia__thorpe speaks w/ @LarissaBehrendt about Deaths in Custody, Treaty, #RaiseTheAge and much… https://t.co/BWO2GgA1Nt
Retweeted by Lidia ThorpeEvery child in this country deserves to be safe and healthy, no matter their circumstances. We'll be following up w… https://t.co/5aHK13hVTyInstead this government is passing the buck back to our underfunded ACCHOs. How are we meant to take Morrison and c… https://t.co/rgks11U7WrAbsolutely appalling. Allowing the payment of Medicare benefits was one of the recommendations handed down by the R… https://t.co/x0CX9yvj5W
10/19
2020
Good on you @iamlumumba. There is no place for racism in sport. Let’s stand up and call it out. ✊🏽… https://t.co/k6xBuOMagjThank you for trying Beth Warren - this shows why we need more Greens in local government.Despite having FOUR flag poles, Hobart's Clarence Council has voted AGAINST flying our flag permanently. Why not f… https://t.co/ZnA7mlm4YCWas taken aback by this incredible mural. Just wow. It can be found under Grange Road bridge by the Yarra River i… https://t.co/R7HvT0M7Hf
10/16
2020
𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐢𝐭 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐞𝐝: 𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐢𝐭’𝐬 𝐠𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐠: https://t.co/FdKvpdg8eW
10/14
2020
Our animals are dying and our country is sick. It's time the government started listening to First Nations and oth… https://t.co/8W3pOtICOR
10/13
2020
Aboriginal people deserve more than just "safe" places to live. Isn’t this a human right? Or do they expect us to a… https://t.co/1AGrrfigWwShame on the NT Government for trying to overturn a ruling made by the Supreme Court that housing in remote Aborigi… https://t.co/nSZBK1aQ5ZWe can stop this together. Email the crossbench senators and tell them you want them to join with us Greens senator… https://t.co/xZhLyXHD7MThere is NO evidence that cashless debit cards work, this is another oppressive policy as usual. We need self deter… https://t.co/pHwPyaTNUL
10/12
2020
Well done @DylanAlcott ✊🏽 https://t.co/M8WsFiPQe4
10/11
2020
@tysantowney Very true but when Labor do dirty deals with the LNP and support gagging debate, it’s gives us little… https://t.co/g3MKUZpaouLNP: Minister for “Indigenous Australians” Labor: Shadow Minister for “Indigenous Australians” Greens: First Nations We don’t sell out 🙄Just for the record “Indigenous Australians” is assimilation right there! I am Gunnai Gunditjmara and DjabWurrung.
10/9
2020
LNP stitch deal with ALP for extra sitting today, so they can jam through Tax cuts leg, giving tax cuts to milliona… https://t.co/upaXWTtO80Don’t worry, your husband will look after you. Ps don’t forget to smile, you’re prettier like that.… https://t.co/iK6pEFJFyB
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10/8
2020
The new budget is racist, classist and cruel. Just $46 million committed to Closing the Gap, but $300 million goes… https://t.co/3YGC9PnyTX
10/7
2020
We got nothing but crumbs in this budget, surprise surprise.Barely two months ago the Morrison government recalibrated all of the Closing the Gap targets, and have completely… https://t.co/g9ZtObkfCcBeen here one day and it's same same. Trinkets and all talk, no action. #Budget2020Now it’s time to get started - I’ll be fighting for strong action on the climate crisis, to tackle the economic ine… https://t.co/nbniTsHJwoToday I brought a message to Parliament. I carried with me a message stick bearing a single mark for each of the 44… https://t.co/RKchN9eVCwMy fist was raised as I entered the Senate chamber as an expression of my people’s strength, resilience and surviva… https://t.co/FFer4uYj7vIf it wasn’t official before, it most certainly is now. I’m so proud to be the first Aboriginal Victorian Senator a… https://t.co/RkOQZ3Is0u
10/6
2020
And this is what we gotta deal with in this place. Complete disregard and racist behaviour. Here we go ...... https://t.co/O9duSq3trI
10/5
2020
Congratulations Sheena Watt on being elected Labor’s first Victorian Aboriginal MP. May your Yorta Yorta elders and… https://t.co/hJrGG22VAAReally proud to have written this piece for @SatPaper. We need to reflect on our past to build a better future for… https://t.co/PhqteZ1wpF
10/3
2020
Truth, Treaty, Voice in that order ✊🏾Treaty will provide seats in parliament rather than a voice to parliament 🙄Treaty first!!I say no to constitutional recognition. Grassroots mob have said time and time again we don’t want to go into the c… https://t.co/th6AcYKaKJA heartbreaking decision for Gomeroi mob and the local community who have fought hard to prevent this happening on… https://t.co/Ze1bCesaPESport is crucial for kids to be healthy & learn life skills. It's an essential service like health & education. T… https://t.co/hXChLvUNCP
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9/30
2020
I look forward to being part of this conversation as Greens sport spokesperson and as a lifelong netball player and coach.This is a good step forward - Netball Australia has not only said they are committed to understanding and then reso… https://t.co/qk0pn1GJBXI'll be tuning in to this. @NetballAust were very quick to respond to my letter. I am committed to breaking down ba… https://t.co/psStDXJcw5
9/29
2020
Last year my daughter and I attended the @StrikeClimate rally together. This year looks a little bit different with… https://t.co/gvLmwanIyo
9/25
2020
I hope to meet with @NetballAust to share my experiences as a playing A-grade coach and junior coach, to discuss th… https://t.co/f5k4cbRyCp
9/24
2020

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