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At the invitation of the Mabo family I am attending the quarter century commemoration of June 3, 1992 High Court win that Eddie Mabo did not live long enough to see. I find myself…

Sources close to Prime Minister Tony Abbott have told me that he is not only supportive of Warren Mundine’s call for Treaty (or Treaties) but that the Prime Minister has opined for quite some…







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Today, I spoke with Yalmay Yunupingu – wife of the late Dr Yunupingu, who famously responded to Prime Minister Bob Hawke’s broken promise (to the Baranga Statement, 1988) with the…

Australia wide, there is a rise in calls for Treaty. Two surveys by The National Indigenous Times and The Stringer on whether Treaty is the preferred way forward for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples overwhelmingly cried out for Treaty. One survey asked 120 Aboriginal…

Last week the South Australian parliament moved one step closer to amending their Constitution to include Aboriginal peoples and recognise them as having occupied Australia prior to colonialism.

Decades agao, South Australian…

Slavery remains a tragedy with the United Nations and the Global Slavery Index arguing that at least 40 million people around the world are in some form of slavery. The Global Slavery Index reports that at least 4,000 people in…

 

Sinister undermining is leading to the beginning of the end to some of Eddie Mabo’s legacy – native title rights. One of the biggest Black stories has not been carried by any of the nation’s major media nor but for scraps…

 

As we celebrate the courage and the achievements of Eddie Koiki Mabo we all walk in his determined footsteps in our hope for a brighter future. The Mabo family asked me to paint you a picture of how Australia can offer…

Whatever the Australian people are presented in a referendum as proposed amendments to the Australian Constitution, the majority of Australians will vote yes. Most Australians are not deeply racist. Most Australians do want to live in harmony, do want all their…