Australian South Sea Islander descendant welcomes parliament's move | Pacific Beat

Australian South Sea Islander descendant welcomes parliament's move

Australian South Sea Islander descendant welcomes parliament's move

Updated 2 September 2014, 8:24 AEST

Lola Forester is a prominent Australian South Sea Islander of Vanuatu and Solomon Islands descent.

She says the motion and recognition of Pacific islanders who were forcibly brought to Australia in the 19th century to work in the sugar and cotton industries is well over-due.

Presenter: Catherine Graue

Speakers: Lola Forester, Australian South Sea Islander

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