Scott Morrison asserted in a radio interview on Thursday morning that “there was no slavery in Australia”.
- Thalia Anthony and Stephen Gray
- The Guardian
This is a common misunderstanding which often obscures our nation’s history of exploitation of First Nations people and Pacific Islanders.
The prime minister followed up with: “I’ve always said we’ve got to be honest about our history.”
Unfortunately his statement is at odds with the historical record.
This history was…