Angharad Johnson. Reproduced with permission from the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria. Other images provided by the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew.
Truth-telling is at the heart of a new project re-examining an expedition in Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula. This research aims to address the absence of Aboriginal voices in this history.
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The national focus on the Voice to Parliament referendum diverted attention from state-based Treaty processes currently happening across the country.
A new ocean treaty could redirect the unsustainable fishing practices that were happening on the high seas to coastal African nations.
In this podcast, Thomas Mayo and Derryn Hinch discuss misinformation in the Voice to Parliament campaign.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, Minister for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney and Chair of the Northern Land Council Samuel Bush-Blanasi unveil the 2023 Barunga Declaration at Parliament House.
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NT Land Councils have presented the Barunga declaration to Prime Minister Albanese, expressing support for the Voice to Parliament. The Barunga Statement in 1988 was an important part of this journey.
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These histories remind us how long First Nations people have waited for political recognition in this country – and that, compared to other former colonial sites, Australia is the exception, not the rule.
Cheryl Axleby reads the Uluru Statement from the Heart outside South Australia’s Parliament in Adelaide on March 26, after SA becomes the first state to legislate for an Indigenous Voice.
We need a richer account of democracy within which to locate the Voice, to lift the quality of public debate about it.
Julian Leeser at the National Press Club on Monday.
Opposition leader Peter Dutton has hardened his rhetoric criticising the Voice proposal in recent weeks
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Indigenous people have been calling for a treaty for generations. But what would it actually look like and what would it do?
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In the lead-up to the Voice to parliament referendum, we’re seeing constitutional change is possible. If the Voice is successful, Australia could next consider separating us from the monarchy.
In this podcast, Michelle talks with Malarndirri McCarthy, Labor Senator for the Northern Territory and Assistant Minister for Indigenous Australians
Environmental activists protest against Energy Charter Treaty while its reform is negotiated.
The Energy Charter Treaty allows fossil fuel investors to sue governments over climate action – prompting EU countries to withdraw.
Some Australians have dismissed a Voice to Parliament as inconsequential. That argument is mistaken.
2022 marks the first year Pride Toronto events will be hosted in person since the pandemic began.
Pride Toronto has the opportunity to change its relationship with Indigenous and racialized people.
Treaty Authority signing between the First Peoples’ Assembly and the Victorian Government.
First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria.
In partnership with the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria, the Victorian government has committed to advancing state treaty processes. This is through a new bill establishing a Treaty Authority.
Josh Gorringe at the Debney Peace site in 2019.
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The Debney Peace, negotiated over a 5-day ceremony on Mithaka Country, is nationally significant to 21st century Australia.
The threat of expensive payouts may already be having an effect.
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A new study adds up the potential legal and financial risk countries could face from hundreds of agreements, like those under the Energy Charter Treaty.
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Treaties with First Nations people are being developed across Australia. However, without a history of treaty law in Australia, serious questions arise about the best approach.
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.
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How can we improve the management of Queensland’s heritage sites? Can farming and the conservation of Aboriginal heritage co-exist?