Uluru Statement from the Heart
The Statement From the Heart was made on the 26 May 2017 by delegates at the Referendum Convention at Uluru.Read(pdf 261.77 KB)
National voice for First Peoples must be funded by government
National advocacy organisation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rights, ANTaR, today expressed dismay that the Indigenous Affairs Minister is refusing to fund National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples after the Election.
Andrew Meehan, National Director ANTaR said it would be unacceptable if the Coalition went to the Election with a policy to discontinue funding for a national voice for First Peoples.Read(pdf 50.09 KB)
PM failing his own test while not meeting with national representative body for First Peoples
National advocacy organisation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rights – ANTaR, today called on the Prime Minister to meet with the National Congress of Australia's First Peoples as a matter of urgency or risk failing his own test.Read(pdf 93.81 KB)
Government needs to close respect gap with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rights advocacy organisation ANTaR today called on government to engage more and listen to First Peoples to develop a better understanding of culture, connection to land, and health and wellbeing. The call comes following the Prime Minister’s comments yesterday about plans to close more than 150 communities in Western Australia where he said that the government could not fund ‘lifestyle choices ’.Read(pdf 91.37 KB)
20 years since Mabo: The Facts on Native Title
Wondering what the impact of Native Title has been 20 years on?
Read our fact sheet 20 years since Mabo: The Facts on Native TitleRead(pdf 574.31 KB)
Social Justice Commissioner reports show governments the way forward
ANTaR welcomes the reports being launched this morning by the Social Justice Commissioner, Mr Mick Gooda, which offer government a roadmap to working more effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.Read(pdf 44.98 KB)
ANTaR welcomes new Indigenous body
ANTaR has today welcomed the establishment of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples as a significant development.Read(pdf 22.54 KB)