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Self-Determination

Dr Harry Hobbs Last edited: November 23, 2022

This ANTAR Factsheet discusses Self-Determination, what it is and what it means in the context of First Nations Australia.

The Uluru Statement from the Heart explains that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ desire a relationship with the people of Australia based on ‘justice and self-determination’. Self-determination is a fundamental concept in international law and is frequently identified as a key goal of the Aboriginal rights movements.