You'd think that a bomb being thrown into a community with four people, the youngest only 13, resulting in hospitalisation for spinal, eyesight, hearing and burns injuries would be reported across the nation.
The fact a woman had to be flown to Perth for emergency surgery for burns down to the bone didn't even get the media interested.
A further arson attack didn't rate a headline.
Oh, wait, sorry, my mistake...they were Aboriginal victims.
Not affluent, white, upper middle class rich males who appeal to the mainstream media
1970 - At the Labor Womens Conference in Bris-Vegas Labor leader Gough Whitlam called for homosexual law reform to begin.
1834 - Today marks one of the last sightings of the Kulkalgal People when Captain Wiseman's ship the Augustus Caesar popped into Nahgi Island and spied the islanders on a nearby beach. After further contact and open conflict with white settlers the Kulkalgal population declined.
1980 - Sydney University played Mine Host to the Sixth National Conference for lesbians and Homosexual Men.
1945 - Twas announced at the Sydney Town Hall a new political party had been pupped - that of the Liberal Party of Australia.
Please note the large L not the little l the word usually brings to mind.
1989 - The first major demonstration in Queensland for homosexual law reform took place outside Parliament House in Brisbane which resulted in 5 arrests of men for 'gross indecency' for consensual acts in the privacy of their own home; this followed the Queensland State Library having shredded 2 books of photographs by Robert Mapplethrope who was homosexual.
1931 - Although on this day 31,200 square miles was set aside for the "use and benefit" of Aboriginal People in Arnhem Land to protect them from interference from Europeans it was later reinterpreted to mean the "use and benefit of purposes of assimilation".