Here is a selection of my publications. Click on the title to view the whole text, or chose a category on the left.

  • Bureaucrat who oppressed Aborigines dies
    By: TONY KOCH The one-time director of Aboriginal and Islander affairs ran an `evil regime' THE people of Mapoon, far north Queensland, will shed no tears for Pat Killoran after his death nine weeks ago, publicly unmarked by the state he... read more
  • Crashing through Aurukun's red gold
    By: Tony Koch LAST week, an old Aboriginal man led a group to a remote part of the massive Aurukun Aboriginal reserve on western Cape York, to the wreck of a helicopter that crashed in the mid-1960s. Much of the frame was still there, along with... read more
  • State knew Aborigines' pay rates broke law
    By: Tony Koch Click here for full page image in PDF format THE Queensland Cabinet met twice a year to discuss the budgets of church-run missions throughout the state and set the amount of wage increases allowable, according to... read more
  • High noon at Aurukun
    By: Tony Koch Next Wednesday Prime Minister John Howard will pay his first visit to remote Queensland Aboriginal community. Tony Koch reports on what he will encounter at Aurukun FORMER Labor prime minister Gough Whitlam has visited Aurukun... read more
  • Urgent need to curtail canteen counter culture
    By: Tony Koch IN THE wake of the release, late last year, of the report by retired Justice Tony Fitzgerald QC into Cape York Aboriginal communities, Aboriginal Affairs Minister Judy Spence has been busily consulting with those people the... read more
    By: KOCH A Source: QNP The forced separation of Aboriginal children from their parents is one of the saddest chapters in Australia's history. A Human Rights Commission inquiry now under way will reveal more of the heartbreak caused by the... read more
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