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How do the major parties rate on the First Nations Voice to Parliament? We asked 5 experts

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…
First Nations people participate in an Australian Electoral Commission pilot program at Galiwin'ku on Elcho Island, off the Arnhem Land coast, 2018. Gregory Roberts/AAP Image

Past policies have created barriers to voting in remote First Nations communities

The rate of voter participation in federal elections by people living in remote Indigenous communities have been in decline. Past policies have put obstacles in place, and these need to be addressed.
Calgardup Bushfire burning in Margaret River. DFES Incident Photographer Sean Blocksidge/AAP Image/

Indigenous peoples across the globe are uniquely equipped to deal with the climate crisis - so why are we being left out of these conversations?

The urgency of tackling climate change is even higher for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and other First Nation peoples across the globe. They need to be part of the solution.

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