He never had a chance – honouring the memory of Joshua Kerr
Meriki Onus honours the life and death of a proud Gunnai, Gunditjmara, and Yorta Yorta man, Joshua Kerr who tragically died in custody in 2022. Meriki has been present at Josh's inquest and offers her insights and reflections into systemic oppression and historical injustices.
As someone who is often in the public eye, Meriki Onus has found herself at the crossroads of a significant shift in her stance on the upcoming referendum on October 14th. This decision has been fuelled by a multitude of factors, but, Meriki writes, it's imperative that she clarifies the reasons behind her transformation from a firm "no" to a "yes."
Parliament house sexual assaults, Australia you have a problem
Meriki powerfully points to the toxicity and racism that is rife in our power structures and speaks of the necessary change required before women can ever feel safe and calls upon white women for intersectionality.
Aunty Tanya Day’s Inquest – Daily Updates
The inquest was opened with an acknowledgement of country by Yorta Yorta Elder Uncle Colin Walker. Uncle Colin poured sand from Dhungalla/ the Murray River on the bench to explain where Aunty Tanya Day commonly found rest and how she was denied such rest prior to her death.
Inquest into the death of Aunty Tanya Day — how did we get here?
The inquest, running until September 13, is the culmination of twenty months of intensive advocacy and investigations. How did we get here?