Reconciliation

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Aboriginal reconciliation


Conference proceedings

Reckoning with settler colonial cities: SOAC 2021 conference track and abstracts

This SOAC 2021 conference track includes research papers, provocations, panel discussions, or other forms of knowledge sharing and creation related to understanding the conditions, mechanisms, practices and experiences of settler-colonial urbanism.
Position paper

Roadmap for reconciliation: what we are asking of the next Federal Parliament

Reconciliation Australia has created this roadmap to outline the path the government must take to achieve reconciliation.
Report

Unfinished business: progress report to Parliament - December 2020

This second progress report outlines the NSW Government’s work to progress the commitments made to Stolen Generations survivors. The views of survivors are embedded in this report, guiding government on areas to focus upon in the coming years.
Report

Report of the Inquiry into responses to historical forced adoption in Victoria

This report on the Inquiry into responses to historical forced adoption in Victoria is the result of extensive research and consultation by the Legislative Assembly’s Legal and Social Issues Committee at the Parliament of Victoria.
Report

Report to the Yoo-rrook Justice Commission from the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria

The Letters Patent establishing the Yoo-rrook Justice Commission require the Commission to have 'due regard to the views and insight provided by the First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria, in a report or reports from community consultation undertaken by it'. This report has been prepared for...
Report

Indigenous voice co-design process: final report to the Australian Government

This report proposes a strong, resilient and flexible system in which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and our communities will be part of genuine shared decision-making with governments at the local and regional level and have our voices heard by the Australian Parliament and...
Discussion paper

The opinions of Indigenous Australians viewed through a population lens: the Reconciliation Barometer

This paper examines an analytical/empirical approach to representing ‘Indigenous Australians’ – the biennial survey known as the Reconciliation Barometer (RB). It explores the RB’s revelation of the diversity of Indigenous opinion about two matters relevant to reconciliation: whether there is trust between Indigenous and non-Indigenous...
Report

2021 State of reconciliation in Australia report

This report assesses the current status of reconciliation and outlines some practical actions that need to be taken in order to continue to progress the reconciliation process.
Report

2020 Australian Reconciliation Barometer

The Australian Reconciliation Barometer (ARB) aims to identify the attitudes Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians hold about each other, and about reconciliation in this country, and the opportunities for improvement in this area.
Strategy

Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan: October 2020–October 2021

The Reflect reconciliation action plan articulates the Australian Digitial Health Agency’s vision for reconciliation, achieving meaningful outcomes with and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, businesses and communities.
Report

Dreaming big

This publication sets the scene and shares the wisdom gathered through conversations with over 400 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders towards developing the Queensland Healing Strategy.
Strategy

Reconciliation Action Plan 2019-2020

As the lead agency for the Australian Public Service (APS), the Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet (PM&C) has a key role to play in reconciliation. This Reconciliation Action Plan provides a framework for the Department to become a more inclusive and diverse organisation...
Briefing paper

New tools for reconciliation: legislation to implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

This paper examines the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) implementation through legislative measures taken or proposed by the federal and British Columbia (BC) governments.
Commentary

Constitutional recognition for Indigenous Australians must involve structural change, not mere symbolism

Megan Davis writes that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples do not seek symbolism, and certainly not in the constitution, which distributes power across the federation. They seek change that can make a concrete difference to their lives.
Report

Garma 2019 report

The 2019 Garma Festival, hosted by the Youth Yindi foundation, had nearly 40 companies and government agencies in attendance, with more than 450 participants, making 2019 the biggest attendance rate to date. This report outlines some of the festival's highlights.
Discussion paper

Understanding the landscape: the foundations and scope of a Victorian treaty

This discussion paper explores how Aboriginal Victorians might achieve recognition of their sovereignty, control over their own affairs, and enshrine their rights to self-determination and culture.
Commentary

Grattan on Friday: Ken Wyatt juggles identity and politics

As an Indigenous man in a senior government role, Ken Wyatt is ambitious but pragmatic, as he struggles to bridge the gap between Indigenous expectations and political realities.
Commentary

Ken Wyatt’s proposed ‘voice to government’ marks another failure to hear Indigenous voices

Ken Wyatt, the Minister for Indigenous Australians, has announced a co-design process for Indigenous people to have a “voice to government". Wyatt has, without consultation, appointed professors Tom Calma and Marcia Langton to a senior advisory group, going against the government’s own “co-design” intention.
Commentary

Proposed Indigenous ‘voice’ will be to government rather than to parliament

The 'voice to government' is to be legislated and separate from the question of symbolic constitutional recognition. This type of reform was resoundingly rejected by the Uluru statement.
Discussion paper

VACCA discussion paper on treaty, self-determination and the Aboriginal community-controlled services sector

The purpose of this paper is to explore the possible implications of Treaty for Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs), highlight international examples of how treaty holders and Aboriginal agencies have established agreements for service delivery, advocacy and support, and provide some options on how similar...