Invasion day - Alice Springs 2020

31st Jan 2020

On the 26th of January 2020 people gathered at the hospital lawns in Mparntwe Alice Springs for an event hosted by the Grandmothers group.

The Grandmothers group brought together people from all different walks of life who heard messages from the community and traditional owners.

Western Arrernte and Luritja woman, Doreen Carrol nee McCormack, told the gathering she has never celebrated Australia Day and never will .....and that she believes the date needs to be changed.