Fay Carter, Aboriginal Elder, tells Yoorrook Justice Commission of hospital racism

Tom O'Callaghan
By Tom O'Callaghan
May 27 2022 - 9:00am
PROUD OF WHO SHE IS: Auntie Fay Carter as a child, ready to perform at an Aboriginal ball in 1947. She has spoken about the injustices she experienced growing up in Echuca and Mooroopna. Picture: SUPPLIED

A 12-YEAR-OLD was lying in a hospital bed when her grandmother whispered "don't tell them you're Aboriginal because they'll put you out on the verandah".

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Tom O'Callaghan

Tom O'Callaghan

Journalist

I grew up in Bendigo and I want to tell your stories.

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