Why do we need change?
Australia’s First People’s are dramatically over-represented in prison statistics. Although Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people comprise only about 3 per cent of the Australian population, they make up 28 per cent of the total prison population. This is an imprisonment rate 14 times higher than the non-Indigenous rate.
ANTaR is campaigning to change this unacceptable situation.Constitutional Recognition
Referendum for recognition
The Federal Government has agreed to hold a national referendum to ensure Australia’s highest law - the Constitution - recognises the First Peoples of this land and reflects the principle of racial equality.
Dan Sultan set to headline the inaugural Rock For Recognition Series.
Thursday 8 November - The Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Dan Sultan w/ Leah Flanagan & DJ Ken Eavel
Friday 9 November - The Factory Theatre, Sydney
Dan Sultan w/ Leah Flanagan & The Dead Marines
Saturday 10 November - Bakery Artrage, Perth
Dan Sultan w/ Leah Flanagan & Wolves at the Door
You Me Unity is calling on organisations to raise awareness and community support for constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Funding rounds are now open to encourage local activities that help to broaden the positive message of constitutional recognition.
To apply please submit an application to our Funding for Public Awareness Activities Program. Applications for Round 2 close at 5pm 28 September 2012
For Further information click here
International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 9 August, 2012
"Indigenous Media, Empowering Indigenous Voices"
ANTaR is celebrating International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2012 - "Indigenous Media, Empowering Indigenous Voices" by showcasing some Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Media. Find showcased media here.
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