Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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Pat Turner AM: Australian Government is kicking the can down the road on the Voice to Parliament

For Australia to have a strong human rights leg to stand on when it comes to engaging with other countries on their records –...

With 'power over our destiny, our children will flourish'

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On the second anniversary of the Uluru Statement from the Heart, First Nations representatives from across the country met in Cairns and Yarrabah, to renew the invitation forged at Uluru –  including support for a Voice to Parliament to be enshrined in the constituion.

Voice to Parliament: Scandinavia can do it, why not Australia?

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As Australia waits for the release of the latest report on constitutional recognition for First Australians, we hear from NIKLAS LABBA on the development of Sámi parliaments in Norway, Sweden, and Finland, a history that is already six decades old. The Sámi people are the Indigenous people of Sápmi in northern Scandinavia. Mr Labba grew up in a Sámi reindeer herding family and is now Academic Director of the Centre for Sámi Studies at the University of Tromsø – Artic University of Norway.

Govt underestimates public support for Indigenous recognition: survey

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A national survey has found widespread support for Indigenous constitutional recognition, including the Voice to Parliament proposal, contrary to the Turnbull Government's assertions last week.

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