"The Aboriginal Tent Embassy gave us permission to say that the elders of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy expressly welcome refugees to Australia. I think it was amazing that they would do that; and I actually think that was a political coup."
Criminal lawyer Adam Richards and his 13-year-old son Ned walked from Adelaide to Canberra earlier this year, visiting the Aboriginal Tent Embassy and presenting a petition urging the Federal Government to end "mandatory indefinite offshore detention of refugees". Alfred explores what inspired this act of protest from two everyday Australians.
Filmed by Alfred Pek.