We are calling on the government to protect our heritage and preserve these massacre sites, says Scott Franks spokesman for Plains Clans Wonnarua People

Louise Nichols
Updated May 10 2021 - 10:14pm, first published May 7 2021 - 1:52pm
David Shoebridge, Sue Abbott and Scott Franks.
David Shoebridge, Sue Abbott and Scott Franks.

Standing out the front of Ashton underground coalmine at Camberwell Scott Franks described the setting as a place where his ancestors had been dispossessed and worse hunted down and murdered.

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Louise Nichols

Louise Nichols

Senior journalist

From cattle to coal. Once a specialist agriculture writer today its about community, in particular, the Upper Hunter. I have lived and worked in the region for more than 30 years. Land use issues and the future direction of our region. But you cannot take ag out of the picture - our food and how we grow it is the basis of all life. Covering the Hunter and Mid North Coast rural issues is now part of my role with ACM.

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