2022 Australian Reconciliation Barometer
The Australian Reconciliation Barometer (ARB) is a national research survey – conducted every two years – that looks at the relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians, and how perceptions affect progress towards reconciliation. The 2022 ARB surveyed a national sample...
Voice, Treaty, Truth? The role of truth-telling in Australian, state and territory governments’ reconciliation processes: a chronology from 2015
This publication considers the role of truth-telling in Australia, looking at how it has manifested across different levels of government, both within and outside of formal reconciliation processes, since the Uluru Statement from the Heart.
Queensland government response to the Treaty Advancement Committee report 2022
The Queensland Government has accepted 18 of the Committee’s recommendations in full including those that will be co-designed. Four recommendations are accepted-in-principle as further policy development is required.
Implementation pathways to achieve Ngunnawal, First Nations Peoples and Australian Capital Territory government treaties
Karabena Consulting was contracted by the ACT Government to produce this report on considerations needed to facilitate self-determination in the ACT region.
Northern Territory Treaty Commission: final report
Since its commencement in March 2019, the Northern Territory Treaty Commission has consulted with Aboriginal people across the Northern Territory and conducted research to inform the development of a framework for Treaty negotiations between First Nations Territorians and the Northern Territory (NT) Government. This report...
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.
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.
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.
Treaty Advancement Committee report: October 2021
This report provides an analysis and recommendations on options to implement proposals to move Queensland along the path to treaty.
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 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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Indigenous Voice co-design process: interim report to the Australian government
This interim report draws together proposed models for a National Indigenous Voice, and a proposed framework to enhance local and regional decision making and regional governance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.