Ken Boas

Controversial past lingers at brewery site

FOR many in Perth, the Old Swan Brewery site is remembered for big protests staged in the early 1990s, largely by the Aboriginal community, amid claims and counter claims regarding the site’s significance to indigenous people.

Property rights protection win the first step

A LONG-TIME WA campaigner for legislation protecting Aboriginal intellectual property rights has welcomed a decision by Danish toymaker Lego to stop using Maori names for a new series of products.