Strong political theme dealing with the relationship between police and Aboriginal people. An aboriginal family travels from Redfern to Wilga, a country town, for a football 'knockout' and a Debutante Ball. Arana meets her boyfriend Steven, an Aboriginal activist at the ball. Later that night, Steven is picked up by two of the local police and killed in custody. His ghost appears. Arana avenges his death.

  • drama
  • 120
  • 8 total
  • 3 female identifying, 5 male identifying
  • history
  • 18+
  • adult, teen
  • Australian Script Centre


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Female | 40s | under 3 minutes
Starts on page 23

EXTRACT: Geez, that old shed we lived in, it had a half tank for a roof with bags around the side an'a big galley outside for cookin. Dad built it. Didn't live in a real house until I was 16..


Female | 40s | under 3 minutes
Starts on page 31

EXTRACT: I soon realised the kids would be better off if I left. I didn't want them to go through the blood n' scars, an me getting punched by a big man. I never lost contact with me kids but alcohol stopped me thinkin' about 'em. Every morning I'd be sick and even on a Sunday. I'd walk eight miles to get it. Geez I really got into the drinkin'.

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