I want to support a better approach in Indigenous Affairs:
ANTaR is the only non-Indigenous organisation that has maintained a constant and sole focus on advocacy for the rights of Australia’s First Peoples since our massive nationwide Sea of Hands movement started in 1997. In times of uncertainty and upheaval our work becomes especially crucial in fighting for a fair deal for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and stopping Australia’s relationship with its First Peoples regressing.
In the last 12 months, the Federal Government has made deep cuts to Indigenous Affairs. The whole portfolio has been through an unprecedented tendering process, and now remote Aboriginal communities in Western Australia are facing defunding and closure.
Late last year, for the first time ever the Federal Government put the funding of an entire portfolio through a tendering process, known as the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS). It was a disaster! Only 24% of recipients were Aboriginal organisations. ANTaR is very worried this will lead to worse outcomes on the ground.
We rely solely on support from people like you to maintain our independent voice.
We need to be even stronger and louder in these tough times. Please donate what you can to help build ANTaR’s vital advocacy and campaign work. To donate, please return the form below; or quickly and securely give online:
Your monthly gift will allow ANTaR to plan effective campaigns and continue our vital work for justice, rights and respect for Australia’s First Peoples.
Your monthly donation will be automatically contributed from your credit card. We will send you a receipt annually, just after the end of each financial year, showing all of your regular donations. You can change or cancel your regular donations at any time.
We rely on the generosity of our donors. Your donation will help ANTaR achieve the social and political change needed to overcome Indigenous disadvantage. By supporting ANTaR you join the only national advocacy organisation dedicated specifically to the rights and justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
- Be part of a genuinely grass-roots movement for justice, rights and respect
ANTaR was born as a grassroots movement of people, coming together to support the aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for justice and rights. Your commitment makes ANTaR what it is – an organisation founded on the passion and integrity of community supporters around the country.
- Get behind campaigns built on partnership.
ANTaR is working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to reduce imprisonment rates, finally eliminate racism from our Constitution, achieve health equality and address discrimination in Northern Territory communities.
- Support a small dynamic NGO, with low overheads
Although ANTaR is a small organisation, we are actively engaged across a range of policy issues and campaigns. We respond quickly in the media to new developments. Our overheads are low, which means your donations make a bigger impact.
- Provide direct support for Australia’s First Peoples
Along with advocacy, we deliver an economic development program that directly benefits Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Through our online shop and merchandise program, we support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, musicians, producers and businesses.
- Support informed, evidence-based advocacy for a better Australia
ANTaR’s campaigns and advocacy are based on evidence and human rights principles. Our work is inclusive and non-partisan, respectful, collaborative and strategic.
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ANTaR is an independent, non-party political organisation that relies almost entirely on donations from the public to continue its work. In this way, ANTaR’s advocacy and voice remains strong and focussed on evidence and human rights. Currently, the Australian Government does not allow not-for-profits that are primarily engaged in advocacy activities to have tax-deductible status. Although your donations to ANTaR are not tax-deductible, you can be sure that ANTaR remains politically independent in supporting Indigenous peoples’ fight for justice in Australia.