A recent NSW Resolve poll gave Labor 43% of the primary vote, and the Coalition just 30%, though the major party leaders were tied for preferred premier.
Is the Albanese government’s decision to bring NBA star Shaquille O'Neal in on Indigenous reform inspired or ‘cultural cringe’?
In the wake of Scott Morrison’s “secret ministries” scandal, the prime minister and the ALP have enjoyed a huge boost in support.
Dancers performing evening ceremonial Bungul at the Garma Festival in northeast Arnhem Land.
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Australian Governments must embrace Indigenous Nation Building if the Uluru Statement is to lead to effective structural reform and self-determined government for First Nations peoples.
The latest Newspoll show Albanese’s net approval ratings are the highest for a prime minister since early in Malcolm Turnbull’s tenure.
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The Albanese government is moving towards a referendum having Australia voting on a First Nations Voice to Parliament. So how much detail should voters have about the Voice?
The type of recognition proposed in this current amendment goes beyond just words on a page. It is no mere formulaic opening recitation.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese at the Garma Festival in northeast Arnhem Land on Friday.
Anthony Albanese will propose draft wording to insert into the constitution an Indigenous “Voice” to parliament when he addresses the Garma Festival in Arnhem Land on Saturday. The Prime Minister is also…
University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan discusses the week in politics with University of Canberra Associate Professor Caroline Fisher. This week saw parliament meet for the first time…
Survey findings bring insight to the general public’s thoughts and concerns of an Indigenous Voice to parliament. What questions still need to be answered to obtain a yes vote in a referendum?
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An Indigenous Voice to parliament and government does not require a constitutional enshrinement or referendum to be enacted immediately. So why is the Australian government asking for a referendum?
Of 44 referendums put to the Australian people since federation, only eight have passed – but those championing a First Nations Voice to Parliament need not be deterred.
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One of the recommendations from the 2017 Uluru Statement from the Heart calls for the establishment of a First Nations Voice to parliament, enshrined in the Constitution. This would ensure First Nations…
Mparntwe Arrente Country.
Amber Rose Atkinson, Lowitja Institute.
The Uluru Statement from the Heart could close the gap in health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
We need both major parties to promise to enact it.
The result of the federal election will be key for a voice to parliament protected by the Constitution as called for by the Uluru Statement from the Heart, and for Indigenous affairs more broadly.
Indigenous people in Australia face incredible challenges when it comes to self-employment. Research shows shows supporting Indigenous entrepreneurship can be one way to address this.
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Putting the Voice to Parliament in the constitution is not only workable within Australia’s parliamentary system, it is key to its success.
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Would Australians vote for an Indigenous Voice in the Constitution, or just approve the parliament simply legislating a Voice?
Australians may support one, both, or neither.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison listens to senior advisor Pat Turner speak of the design of the Indigenous Voice to Parliament.
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Last month, the government published the Indigenous Voice co-design final report. However, ways to ensure First Nations self-determination remain lacking in the strategy.
There has been a clear trend since the 1980s towards more favourable public attitudes on Indigenous issues. The reason? A better-educated citizenry.