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Australian homeowners should pay weekly land tax to indigenous people for '200 years of unchecked genocide,' say senator and activists

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Homeowners in Australia are being encouraged by activists, celebrities, and a senator from the Australian Greens party to pay a weekly rent to native groups for living on the land, according to the Daily Mail.

An indigenous rights activist named Robbie Thorpe is spearheading the decades-old campaign called "Pay the Rent," which asks homeowners to pay 1% of their weekly wages to those who claim to have ancestral ownership of parts of Australia. The money is allegedly intended for an unspecified group of Aboriginal elders.

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