The decision in recent days by the Northern Territory’s Liquor Licensing Director to green light the construction of a huge Woolworths owned alcohol retail store within walking distance of Aboriginal communities, is an outrage on every level.
Paul Wright and Eddie Cubillo
At the launch of the Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) report in Broome last week, the Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM observed that that the release of the report marked a line in the sand for our First Nations women and girls, and for all Australians.
June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner
In October 2020, the Australian Government took a major step towards understanding what First Nations policies and programs work – and why – by releasing the first national Indigenous Evaluation Strategy.
Danielle Campbell, Marlkirdi Rose Napaljarri and Linda Kelly
It’s gone a bit quiet this week, with our Federal parliamentarians deciding to keep their heads down and not further antagonise their Chinese Government counterparts any further. But it was curious observing the Australian reaction and outrage expressed – and on balance rightly – about China’s demands that would impinge on our sovereignty and independence.
A number of Australian states and territories have embarked on a process of making formal agreements or treaties with First Nations Peoples.
Paul Wright and Katrina Hall
Unfinished Business: Reaching for a Treaty – Legal and Constitutional Perspectives. Talk given at the ESORA Treaty! Let’s Get It Right! Forum, 2001.
A treaty between our nations? Introduction to the Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Chair of Australian Indigenous Studies, University of Melbourne – 11 July, 2000.
So unless you’ve been off the grid or in a bunker since January, the 2020 Budget has been offered up by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg last night.
Dealing with Unfinished Business: Reconciliation and a Treaty. Talk given at the ESORA Treaty! Let’s Get It Right! Forum, 2001.
Shelley Reys AO