Redfern Park

Nineteenth century park adjacent to a rugby league ground which contains a cenotaph and many examples of the earliest botanical imports to the colony. Site of the famous Redfern Speech by Prime Minister Paul Keating in 1992 which acknowledged the dispossession of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Redfern Park

CC BY-SA 2.0
,
2015

Redfern Park has always been a significant social, cultural, political and historical site for Aboriginal people both as a sporting venue and place of reflection for the community.