ANZAC Stories 2014
Episode 7: Gary Oakley & Episode 8: Colin Watego
Paying tribute to the military efforts of the Indigenous peoples of Australia
Episode 7: Gary Oakley
The Australian War Memorials, Indigenous Liaison Officer, Gary Oakley, gives us an insight into the new exhibition on the ANZACS at the memorial and how important it has been to begin to include our Indigenous service men and women. An Vietnam veteran himself he gives us an insight in to the impact Indigenous people have made in the wars and how important it is to share our stories of contribution to the Wars.
Episode 8: Colin Watego
Colin is 3rd generation of his family involved in defence. Grandfather WW1, father WW2, and then Colin in the Timor Corps. Colin talks about his service of nearly 40 years and how he now recruits Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women in to the forces.