More than 100 nations have pledged to end deforestation by 2030. But there’s no mention of the need for Indigenous people to give their prior informed consent.
For Indigenous people, Country is more than a landscape. But climate change, and the natural disasters it produces, present a clear and present threat to Country, culture and heritage.
Over the last 45 years, Aboriginal political aspirations for treaty or treaties have been met with procrastination, refusal, and denial.
Yes, transitioning Australia to a zero-carbon economy is essential, but the federal government must remedy this imbalance.
Across the NSW portion of the Murray-Darling Basin, Aboriginal people make up almost 10% of the population. Yet they hold a mere 0.2% of all available surface water.