In this discussion paper, Ed Wensing argues that the ACT Government should not be afraid to follow the examples set by Victoria, Queensland and the Northern Territory, in commencing treaty discussions about possible ways of resolving the matters of sovereignty and self-determination, including over land...
Informed by international examples, this paper explores methods by which the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) could be enshrined in Victoria's Treaty process.
This interim report is an update to the Northern Territory Chief Minister on progress on key outputs as required under the Treaty Commissioner’s Terms of Reference for Stage 1.
This public discussion paper is to inform an extensive, Territory-wide community consultation process with First Nations Territorians, led by the Treaty Commissioner, to assess whether a consensus or majority view exists on all or any of the matters included in this paper.
This discussion paper explains the proposals for the Indigenous Voice at the local and regional and national levels, and provides links to further information. It also provides guiding questions on issues that co-design groups are keen to explore further prior to the development of final...
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.
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.
This report was written in collaboration with human rights experts across Australia, and it represents the collective knowledge of Australia’s leading NGOs on the current state of human rights in Australia and will inform the four yearly review of Australia’s human rights record by the...
This report provides the views and preferences of over 201 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders, gathered through a series of 19 workshops held across Victoria between May and August 2019.