Mick Dodson

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4 Feb 2014

Terra nullius was long ago exposed as a myth – and this was enshrined in law with the Mabo case in 1992. But if we acknowledge that Australia was colonised on a lie, then what should we do about it? How do we compensate for...


29 Feb 2012

This address examines what might be the recipe for a successful referendum on constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Mick Dodson also discusses ways we might mix the ingredients of that recipe to both achieve the symbolic recognition in our Constitution,...


29 Oct 2003

This paper examines the concepts of 'governance', 'good governance' and 'sustainable development' in the context of Australian Indigenous communities and regions. It explores the hypothesis that there is vital link between governance and sustainable development.


13 Aug 2003

In this National Press Club address delivered 11 June 2003, Professor Mick Dodson discusses the different forms of violence afflicting Aboriginal communities. Dodson examines entrenched relationships of violence that exist between Aboriginal people, and against Aboriginal people, about domestic violence between partners, sexual violence against...

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