Most Australians were brought up believing that Crown Land is public land – shared for present enjoyment and preserved for future generations.
Some of it was roped off as ‘untouchable’ and everyone accepted this because it was fair and equal.
This mentally of shared public assets for the whole nation has been lost on various Indigenous groups, including those who have raided (or are presently attempting to raid) New South Wales’ Crown Land.
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