Anglican Bishop of Bunbury apologises to Noongar people for ‘past pain and suffering’

Bishop Coutts with Pastor Jetta

The Anglican Bishop of Bunbury said the church failed to challenge unjust government policies towards Aboriginal people.

Bishop Ian Coutts acknowledged Anglicans likely took part in massacres at Pinjarra in 1834 and Pinjarra in 1841.

Indigenous elder and pastor Dennis Jetta has thanked the Bishop for his apology.

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