The Traditional Owners of this land are those who identify as
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Sovereignty was never ceded.

ANTAR pays respect to Elders past, present, and emerging through our dedicated advocacy for First Nations Peoples’ justice and rights.

ANTAR acknowledges the responsibility of committing to a truth-telling process that promotes an honest and respectful path forward for future generations to build upon.

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Self-Determination

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

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Sovereignty

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

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2022 VIC Election Scorecard

In this Victorian State Election Scorecard, ANTAR has provided a guide to the policies of the Victorian Labor Party, the Liberal-National Coalition, and the Victorian Greens, in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs.

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Campaign for Change

ANTAR is working with First Nations leaders and partner organisations to build widespread public support for the implementation of the Uluru Statement from the Heart, in full. Our mission is to elevate Australia, to become the nation we need to become, through the realisation of Voice, Treaty and Truth. 

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Labor’s first budget in a decade

The six month old Federal Labor government brought their first effort forward to affirm their agenda for the coming Parliament, in what are particularly volatile economic times. Of course, the times – good or bad – rarely favour First Nations Peoples when it comes to funding from the Federal government.  (more…)

ANTAR 25 Years Keynote: Linda Burney

I pay my respects to the ancient Ngambri-Ngunnawal peoples. And acknowledge all elders gathered here from ‘every point under the southern sky’. Thank you everyone. We have not been able to get together to mark important events for a few years.

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Swinburne University Barak Wonga Oration 2022

Delivered by Tony McAvoy, SC on 27 September 2022

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Treaty in the States & Territories

Find out what’s happening with Treaty in your backyard, check out our Treaty Factsheets!

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Where are we up to now?

The movement for Treaty in Australia is rapidly gaining momentum, with some States taking solid steps forward towards regional treaties. Find out how you can get involved today.

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Thank you

Thank you for supporting ANTAR’s work for Treaty.

It is in our future that Treaties are made with First Nations peoples, its up to all of us to see that day arrives without delay.

Donate to support Treaty

ANTAR believes that Treaty can change the way we see ourselves, each other, and provide the footings for a better, more just Australia, grounded in Truth.

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Tracing Treaty in Australia

A brief history of treaty in the Australian context since colonisation, with some surprises!

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What is treaty?

What are Treaties? Why are they important? What can they come to represent and where they might lead us together as reconciled peoples?

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Treaty

ANTAR believes Australia needs treaties with the First Nations Peoples of this continent, in line with the calls from the Uluru Statement from the Heart, to move forwards together. In our campaign for Treaty, we aim to educate about what treaties are, why they are important, what they might come to represent, and where they might lead us together as reconciled Australians.

2022 Federal Election ScorecardTreaty in the NT

As the site of the nation’s capital, protests for treaty have played a prominent role in the ACT. Currently, they are developing the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Agreement 2019-28.