This report outlines expert analysis of the NIAA public consultations that were undertaken as part of the 2020-2021 Co-design Process for a national and regional/local Indigenous Voice.
Concerns have emerged that the Uluru Statement’s call for constitutional enshrinement – or protection – of the Indigenous Voice to Parliament, is going unheeded.
Lidia Thorpe wants to shift course on Indigenous recognition. Here’s why we must respect the Uluru Statement
This article highlights why an established First Nations Voice to Parliament would be a practical way forward to guide further treaty-making processes.
The proposed constitutionally enshrined Voice to Parliament was rejected; treaty remains a dream, and the Australian people appear generally indifferent to historical introspection.
When one reads the Uluru Statement of the Heart – and its call for a Voice to Parliament – it is important to recognise this is not a new fight. In fact, Aboriginal people began making demands for a political voice nearly a century ago.
The Royal Australian Colege of General Practitioners (RACGP) is using this opportunity to reinforce its earlier position on the direction of the Closing the Gap Strategy, and to voice their support for continued leadership from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peak organisations.