My sister and her kids were sleeping in a car: Pat Eatock

Listening to Faith Bandler speaking at a conference of the Union of Australian Women in 1957, Auntie Pat Eatock recalls this was: “the first time that it became really important to me about being Aboriginal.” Auntie Pat had gone to help her sister get a rental home and her sister’s story led to a march on parliament house.

Keywords: Identity; suburban living; racism; political activism; organisations