The Uluru Statement from the Heart will end Australia's "cult of forgetfulness ... the great Australian silence" when it comes to Aboriginal sovereignty, says film maker Rachel Perkins in her Boyer Lectures. MARK J SMITH reviews. Photo: Ms Perkins with an image of her father, Charlie Perkins.
The 2019 Boyer Lecture series in a month's time, entitled The End of Silence will be delivered by Rachel Perkins (pictured) to inject new momentum into the call for a First Nations voice to Parliament. Since 1959 the Boyer Lectures have been a platform to stimulate conversation about critical ideas. This year will be one of the most important lectures in recent times, writes MARK J SMITH.