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Aboriginal Provisional Government
Abbreviation APG
Formation July 1990
Type Aboriginal organisation
Legal status active
Purpose advocate and public voice, educator and network
Headquarters Launceston, Tasmania
Official language
Bob Weatherall
Key people
Michael Mansell
Geoff Clark
Josie Crawshaw
Website Aboriginal Provisional Government

The Aboriginal Provisional Government (APG) is an Indigenous Australian activist group. It campaigns for indigenous sovereignty over Australia. It was formed by elders from several communities across Australia, including the Pitjantjatjara, Wiradjuri, Yolngu and Eora. The founders of the APG were Bob Weatherall, Geoff Clark, Josie Crawshaw, Michael Mansell, Kathy Craigie and other representatives from all states of Australia.

It was officially created on 16 July 1990. Its stated purpose is to establish its own government and an Aboriginal nation state. The APG argues that the indigenous people of Australia never gave up their sovereignty and therefore Australian law and title over the country is void (means nothing).

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