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The “Aboriginal Genocide” website is devoted to exposing the realities of the ongoing Genocide of Indigenous Australians (Aborigines, Aboriginals, Black Australians) that avoidably kills about 9,000 Indigenous Australians each year in one of the richest countries in the World.  In particular this website also provides a compendium of the views of outstanding, anti-racist Australian scholars and humanitarians who recognize and deplore the reality of the Aboriginal Genocide.

Australian Aborigines suffered Genocide at the hands of the European invaders in the 19th and 20th centuries. The Indigenous population dropped from about 1 million to 0.1 million in the first century after the invasion in 1788, mainly through violence, dispossession, deprivation and introduced disease. The last massacres of Aborigines occurred in the 1920s. Throughout much of the 20th century there was a policy of forcibly removing Aboriginal children from their mothers, a systematic genocidal policy involving the removal of perhaps 0.1 million children. This practice ended in the 1970s. However the continued deliberate deprivation of Aboriginal Australians amounts to a White Australian policy of passive genocide. [1]

The “annual death rate” (2001 data) is 2.2% (for Aboriginal Australians) and 2.4% (for Aboriginal Australians in the Northern Territory) – as compared to 2.5% (for pre-drought sheep in paddocks of Australian sheep farms) and 0.7% (for White Australians). This is happening in one of the richest countries of the world because of deliberate neglect – Australian Aboriginal health services are funded at 50% of what they should be; many Australian Aborigines live in Third World conditions; the “annual under-5 infant death rate” is over 3 times higher for Aborigines than that for White Australians; 1 in 5 Australian Aborigines have diabetes (mostly type 2 diabetes) which has huge attendant problems such as cardiovascular complications, kidney problems and blindness;  and the Australian Aboriginal life expectancy is about 20 years less than that for White Australians. [1-12].

However the latest report on Aboriginal Health by Professor  Neil Thomson and his colleagues (2012) indicates a very big improvement in Indigenous Australian avoidable mortality  over the last decade, although male and female life expectancies for Indigenous Australians are  11.5 and  10 years lower, respectively, than for non-Indigenous Australians:In 2006-2010, the age-standardised death rate for Indigenous people was 1.9 times the rate for non-Indigenous people” . By 2011 the Indigenous population had grown to about 670,000 and there were 2,558 Indigenous deaths registered in 2011.  Estimates of identification as Aboriginal  ranges from 56% to 92%, the former indicative of 4,568 deaths per year,  a death rate of 0.7% per year and an avoidable death rate (on a Third World-based assessment)  of only 0.3% per year or about 2,000  such avoidable deaths per year, a huge decrease on the estimate for 2001. By way of comparison, annual preventable deaths (a First World-based assessment) totaled about 1,400 per year in the period 2006-2010. MacRae et al. summarized  this improved death rate thus (2012): “After adjustment for the underestimate of the number of deaths identified as Indigenous, the ABS estimated that Indigenous males born in 2005-2007 could expect to live to 67.2 years, 11.5 years less than the 78.7 years expected for non-Indigenous males… The expectation of life at birth of 72.9 years for Indigenous females in 2005-2007 was almost 10 years less than the expectation of 82.6 years for non-Indigenous females.” (see MacRae A, Thomson N, Anomie, Burns J, Catto M, Gray C, Levitan L, McLoughlin N, Potter C, Ride K, Stumpers S, Trzesinski A, Urquhart B (2013). Overview of Australian Indigenous health status, 2012:  http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/health-facts/overviews .) 

2015 estimation of 4,000 avoidable Indigenous deaths annually:

The avoidable death rate (avoidable deaths as a percentage of population per year) is the difference between the observed death rate and the death rate expected for a decently governed demographically comparable population (for details see Gideon Polya, “Body Count. Global avoidable mortality since 1950”, that includes  an avoidable mortality-related history of every country from Neolithic times and is now available for free perusal  on the web  : http://globalbodycount.blogspot.com.au/  ).

The mortality rate is 1.0% pa for Indigenous  Australians and 0.6% for non-Indigenous Australians (Figure 1, Overall mortality rates by Indigenous status: NSW, QLD, WA, SA and the NT combined 1998‑2031, page 7, “Closing the Gap Prime Minister’s Report 2015”: http://www.dpmc.gov.au/sites/default/files/publications/Closing_the_Gap_2015_Report.pdf ).

For non-Indigenous Australia the observed death rate is 0.6% pa which is about what is expected for a low birth rate, high life expectancy society and hence the avoidable death rate is about 0.0% (crudely put, old people die and the older the population the higher the expected death rate).

However the Indigenous Australian population (population 670,000) has a very youthful  demographic and a median age of 21.8 years (cf Bangladesh 25.8, India 26.9 and Pakistan 23.2 years ) as compared to non-Indigenous Australians 37.6 years (cf Austria 43.3, Belgium 41.9 and the UK 40.5 years, countries for which the avoidable death rate is about 0.0%) (see “Estimates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, June 2011”, ABS, 2011: http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/3238.0.55.001 ; Median age, “World Population Prospects: the 2012 Revision”, UN: http://esa.un.org/wpp/unpp/panel_indicators.htm ).

The observed death rate in decently governed Developing Countries with a demographic similar to that of Indigenous Australia is about 0.4% per year (see Gideon Polya, “Body Count. Global avoidable mortality since 1950”: http://globalbodycount.blogspot.com.au/  ) and thus the avoidable Indigenous death rate is 1.0% - 0.4% = 0.6%  as compared to 0.4% pa for impoverished South Asia and 1.0% for impoverished sub-Saharan Africa but occurring in one of the world’s richest countries (per capita income $83,000 per head per year) i.e. 0.6% of 670,000 = 4,020 or about 4,000 Indigenous Australians die avoidably from deprivation every year.

Decent, anti-racist Australians will utterly reject this intentional homicide of Indigenous Australians by Lib-Lab state terrorists, vote 1 Green and put the Coalition last.


Monash University diabetologist Professor  Paul Zimmet stated recently in relation to the world-wide diabetes epidemic "If we don't do something, there is a real chance that Australia's indigenous community will be wiped out by the end of the century. The world needs to act now if we're to deal with this problem, which threatens to consume world economies and bankrupt health systems. We are dealing with the biggest epidemic in world history." [12].

An analogy will help here to help one start to understand White Australian politically correct racism (PC racism) by which explicit racism is forbidden in public but one of the World’s richest countries can in effect ignore the horrendous annual avoidable death of its Indigenous citizens. In 1997 it cost Australia A$6 million to rescue lone, round-the–world, UK yachtsman Tony Bullimore from his upturned yacht in the Southern Ocean and similar amounts to rescue other solo yacht-persons who have deliberately and knowingly put themselves at enormous risk in Australian waters (e.g. Isabelle Autissier and Thierry du Bois, similarly rescued in dangerous operations involving the Royal Australian Air Force and the Australian Navy at million-dollar costs). [13].

Yet there is NO such urgency in dealing with the ongoing passive Aboriginal Genocide that surely kills 4,000 Indigenous Australians each year, 11 every day in one of the richest and most racist (albeit politically correct racist or PC racist) countries on Earth.


Australian Aboriginal  Ethnocide.

Australia has invaded 85 countries and in 30 instances these violations have been associated with genocide of the Indigenous inhabitants (Gideon Polya, “As UK Lackeys Or US Lackeys Australians Have Invaded 85 Countries (British 193, French 80, US 70)”, Countercurrents, 09 February, 2015: http://www.countercurrents.org/polya090215.htm ) .

Before the British invasion in 1788 there were 350-750 different Indigenous Australian (Aboriginal) tribes and a similar number of languages and dialects, of which only 150 survive today and of these all but about 20 are endangered in a process of continuing Australian Aboriginal Ethnocide and Cultural Genocide of remaining Indigenous societies (see Gideon Polya, “2015 perspective of ongoing Australian Aboriginal Genocide and Aboriginal Ethnocide ”, Aboriginal Genocide: https://sites.google.com/site/aboriginalgenocide/2015-perspective ) .

Now the conservative Coalition Federal and Western Australian governments have given a huge boost to the Australian Aboriginal Ethnocide by a policy of forcing closure of as many as 150 remote Aboriginal communities and ultra-conservative Australian PM Tony Abbott has highly offensively supported this, declaring that Indigenous Australians living on their own traditional lands and speaking their native languages constitute “lifestyle choices” that should not be subsidised by the Australian taxpayer (see Gideon Polya, “Abbott & Australian Aboriginal Ethnocide”, MWC News, 11 March 2015: http://mwcnews.net/focus/analysis/50239-australian-aboriginal.html ).

Removal of Aboriginal children from their mothers and communities, removal of Federal and State government support for remote Aboriginal communities, and substantial removal of instruction of Aboriginal children in their own language are all ultra-conservative measures that threaten destruction of most of the surviving Aboriginal languages and dialects. According to a recent study (2009): “At the end of 2008 the Northern Territory Government, supported by the Commonwealth Government, all but closed bilingual education in remote Indigenous schools by determining that the language of instruction for the first four hours of school must be English. This decision could spell the death of the remaining endangered Indigenous languages in Australia” (see Jane Simpson, Jo Caffery and Patrick McConvell, “Gaps in Australia's Indigenous Language Policy: Dismantling bilingual education in the Northern Territory ”, AIATSIS Discussion Paper Number 24, 2009).

Decent , anti-racist Australians will utterly reject the genocidally racist  Coalition, vote 1 Green and put the Coalition last.  A racist, genocidal and ethnocidal  Apartheid Australia should  increasingly  face the weight of international Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS)  of the kind successfully applied against Apartheid South Africa and currently being applied against  US Alliance-backed, nuclear terrorist, genocidally racist, democracy-by-genocide Apartheid Israel.


Institutionalized racism in Australia,

Australia has invaded 85 countries and in 30 instances these violations have been associated with genocide of the Indigenous inhabitants (Gideon Polya, “As UK Lackeys Or US Lackeys Australians Have Invaded 85 Countries (British 193, French 80, US 70)”, Countercurrents, 09 February, 2015: http://www.countercurrents.org/polya090215.htm ) .

Before the British invasion in 1788 there were 350-750 different Indigenous Australian (Aboriginal) tribes and a similar number of languages and dialects, of which only 150 survive today and of these all but about 20 are endangered in a process of continuing Australian Aboriginal Ethnocide and Cultural Genocide of remaining Indigenous societies (see Gideon Polya, “2015 perspective of ongoing Australian Aboriginal Genocide and Aboriginal Ethnocide ”, Aboriginal Genocide: https://sites.google.com/site/aboriginalgenocide/2015-perspective ) .

Now the conservative Coalition Federal and Western Australian governments have given a huge boost to the Australian Aboriginal Ethnocide by a policy of forcing closure of as many as 150 remote Aboriginal communities and ultra-conservative Australian PM Tony Abbott has highly offensively supported this, declaring that Indigenous Australians living on their own traditional lands and speaking their native languages constitute “lifestyle choices” that should not be subsidised by the Australian taxpayer (see Gideon Polya, “Abbott & Australian Aboriginal Ethnocide”, MWC News, 11 March 2015: http://mwcnews.net/focus/analysis/50239-australian-aboriginal.html ).

Decent , anti-racist Australians will utterly reject the genocidally racist  Coalition, vote 1 Green and put the Coalition last.  A racist, genocidal and ethnocidal  Apartheid Australia should  increasingly  face the weight of international Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS)  of the kind successfully applied against Apartheid South Africa and currently being applied against  US Alliance-backed, nuclear terrorist, genocidally racist, democracy-by-genocide Apartheid Israel.

- See more at: https://newmatilda.com/2015/03/18/national-day-action-tomorrow-against-barnett-closure-remote-communities#sthash.pIzYtYUC.dpuf

The national and international legal protection for Indigenous Australians has become far worse to the extent that it is now necessary to talk of Apartheid Australia in the same way people refer to the former race-based Apartheid South Africa and the continuing racist obscenity of racist Zionist-run Apartheid Israel.

Thus in 2007 Australia joined with the US, Canada and New Zealand in refusing to sign the United Nations Declaration on Indigenous Rights (however this stance by Apartheid Australia under the Howard Coalition Government was reversed in April 2009 by the Rudd Labor Government) . [14, 15].

However in relation to Indigenous Australians, spin- and greed-driven Apartheid Australia under the Australian Labor Party (aka the Apartheid labor Party and the Apartheid Israel-supporting Labor party) grossly violates the letter and spirit of the United Nations Declaration on Indigenous Rights as well as of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Rights of the Child Convention.  [15 -17].

Thus in Apartheid Australia, Northern Territory Indigenous Australians are excluded by race-based legislation from the protection of the 1975 Racial Discrimination Act – they are forbidden to see, buy, use, transport, sell or consume things available to all other Australians; they can be exiled from their homes, communities and Sacred lands on the say so of White Apartheid Australian officials with no recourse to law; and their social service payments are subject to race-based Government control. Further, Northern Territory Indigenous Australians are subject to false, race-based defamation by Government and media;  they are pressured to surrender their Sacred land to the government in return for minimal housing provided , together with other largesse, to all other Australians without such demands; and their children are compelled to be taught for 90% of the time in a foreign language (English) in a process of official ethnocide. [18-20].

The world must stop the Australian Aboriginal Genocide and Australian Aborignal Ethnocide by comprehensive international Sanctions and Boycotts against racist Apartheid Australia.

Further, Apartheid Australian politicians, public servants and others   must be arraigned before the International Criminal Court for complicity in the ongoing Aboriginal Genocide. Indeed Dr Gideon Polya  has made a formal complaint to the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court re Australian Government involvement in Aboriginal Genocide, as well as Iraqi Genocide, Afghan Genocide and Climate Genocide (March 2008). [21].


A Note on the Legal Definition of Genocide.

Article 2 of the UN Genocide Convention states: “In the present Convention, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group, as such: a) Killing members of the group; b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.” [22]. 

"Intent" for Aboriginal Genocide was clearly explicitly articulated in the past. Thus  the following quotes from the past (see p178, "Jane Austen and th4 Black Hole of British History) [1]:


“I have the honour to state that there are no aboriginals in my District.”-  The Reverend James Walker, MA, Minister of the Church of England, North Parramatta (1846).

“Of the Australian black man we may certainly say that he has to go. That he should perish without unnecessary suffering should be the aim of all who are concerned in the matter”- Anthony Trollope (1873).

“Whether the Blacks deserve any mercy at the  hands of the pioneering squatters is an open question, but that they get none is certain. They are a doomed race, and before many years they will be completely wiped out of the land”- Harold Finch-Hatton (1885).


However in politically correct racist (PC racist) Apartheid Australia explicitly articulated genocidal racism  is socially forbidden  - but in  the absence of such articlated racist intention, "intent" for Aboriginal Genocide is clearly established by sustained, remorseless, long-term POLICY and PRACTICE that currently avoidably kills 4,000 Indigenous Australians every year.


[1]. Gideon Polya, Chapter 17, “Jane Austen and the Black Hole of British History. Colonial rapacity, holocaust denial and the crisis in biological sustainability”, G.M. Polya, Melbourne, 1998, 2008: http://janeaustenand.blogspot.com/ .

[2]. Gideon Polya, “Politically correct racism in proto-Nazi White Australia”, MWC News, 5 January 2006: http://sites.google.com/site/aboriginalgenocide/politically-correct-racism .

[3]. Gideon Polya,  “Invasion and Australia Day. Invasion Day, Australia Day. Australia IGNORES its ongoing Indigenous Genocides”, MWC News, 26 January 2006: http://sites.google.com/site/aboriginalgenocide/invasion-day-australia-day .


[4]. Gideon Polya, “Sydney Madonna & Aboriginal Genocide”, MWC News, 18 November 2006: http://sites.google.com/site/aboriginalgenocide/-sydney-madonna-aboriginal-genocide .


[5]. Gideon Polya, “Aboriginal Genocide - Oz Ignores Aboriginal, Iraqi, Afghan & Climate Genocides”, MWC News, 14 February 2007: http://sites.google.com/site/aboriginalgenocide/australian-aboriginal-genocide .

[6]. Gideon Polya, “Body count: the awful truth”, National Indigenous Times, Issue 131, June 14, 2007: http://www.nit.com.au/news/story.aspx?id=11552

[7]. Gideon Polya, “Aboriginal genocide. Racist White Australian Child Abuse & Passive Mass Murder”, MWC News, 29 June 2007: http://sites.google.com/site/aboriginalgenocide/aboriginal-genocide .

[8]. Gideon Polya, ““Stolen Generations. Australian Aboriginal Genocide. Australia’s “Sorry”, Genocide Denial & Hypocrisy”, MWC News, 13 February 2008: http://sites.google.com/site/aboriginalgenocide/stolen-generations .

[9]. Gideon Polya, “Australian Aboriginal Genocide continues despite historic apology”, Countercurrents, 19 February 2009: http://www.countercurrents.org/polya190208.htm .

[10]. Gideon Polya, “Australia’s Secret Genocide History. La Trobe, “Bundoora Eucalyptus” & Black Crimes of White Australia”, MWC News, 30 April 2008: http://sites.google.com/site/aboriginalgenocide/australia-s-secret-genocide-history .

[11]. Thomson, N., Burns, J., Burrow, S & Kirov, E. (2004), Overview of indigenous health 2004.  http://archive.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/html/html_bulletin/bull_44/reviews/thomson/reviews_thomson_1.htm .

[12]. Jill Stark, “Diabetes “threatens to wipe out Aboriginesd””, The Age, 13 November 2006: http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/diabetes-could-wipe-out-aborigines/2006/11/12/1163266413553.html .

[13]. Felicity Ogilvie, “Tony Bullimore sets sail alone on another extreme challenge”, ABC Radio National, The World Today, 1 May 2007: http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2007/s1911366.htm .

[14]. CBCNews, “Australia backs UN declaration on Indigenous Rights”, 3 April 2009: http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2009/04/03/australia-indigenous.html .

[15]. United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples,13 Septmebr 2007: http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/en/drip.html .

[16]. Universal Declaration of Human Rights: http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr/ .

[17]. Convention in the Rights of the Child: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/crc.htm .

[18]. Northern Territory Intervention (Northern Territory National Emergency Response): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Territory_National_Emergency_Response .

[19]. John Pilger, “Return to a secret country”, New Statesman, 26 November 2009: http://www.newstatesman.com/australasia/2009/11/pilger-australia-rights .

[20]. John Pilger,  "A Secret Country", (Vintage, London).

[21]. Dr Gideon Polya, Formal complaint to the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court re Australian Government involvement in Aboriginal Genocide, Iraqi Genocide, Afghan Genocide and Climate Genocide (March 2008): http://climateemergency.blogspot.com/2008_02_01_archive.html .

[22]. UN Genocide Convention (see: http://www.edwebproject.org/sideshow/genocide/convention.html .