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Indigenous leaders say it’s time for action on reconciliation

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 20th January 2021 -  A new report says Australians need to be brave and have difficult conversations around racism   Australians need to move beyond simply acknowledging the impacts of colonialism on

Indigenous Groups Welcome NT Treaty Commissioner

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 19th February 2019 -  Indigenous land and reconciliation councils have welcomed Mick Dodson’s appointment as treaty commissioner of the Northern Territory, saying this will progress treaty talks

Rights and Respect For Australia’s First Peoples

Wendy Williams, Monday, 5th June 2017 -  Andrew Meehan is the national director of ANTaR, a national advocacy organisation dedicated to the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. He is this week’s Changemaker.

Looking Back on One Woman’s Journey

Wendy Williams, Monday, 28th November 2016 -  Andrea Mason is an Indigenous advocate and the CEO of the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council in the Northern Territory. She is this week’s Changemaker.


Spending Time In the Forgotten Corners of Our Nation

Wendy Williams, Monday, 14th November 2016 -  Arthur Alla is the founder of Red Earth Connections, a reconciliation champion and, as of last week, the 2017 NSW Young Australian of the Year. He is this week’s Changemaker. While

Australia Far Away from Reconciliation

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 9th February 2016 - 
The number of people who support reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians is on the rise, but racial abuse of first Australians is still rampant, a landmark

Australia Failing to Close the Gap

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 12th February 2015 -  Australia is failing in its attempts to close the gap of disadvantage between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, according to a major new bipartisan report. The Closing the Gap

A Corporate Future for Reconciliation

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 28th January 2015 -  In this week's Executive Insight, Head of Corporate Citizenship at KPMG Australia, Catherine Hunter, speaks about the firm's Reconciliation Action Plan and how

Young People Keen on Reconciliation – Survey

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 20th November 2012 - 
The Yarn About Youth report has revealed young people's attitudes to reconciliation.  A new survey has found the majority of young Australians (81%) have a strong desire…

Australians Support Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders – Report

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 19th January 2012 -  Panel Members, Patrick Dodson and Mark Leibler hand PM Julia Gillard the report on recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the Australian Constitution. Image

mecu’s Reconciliation Action Plan

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th February 2011 -  mecu has become the first credit union in Australia to sign a Reconciliation Action Plan – confirming its strong commitment towards closing the gap that exists between indigenous…

‘Virtual’ Bridge Walk for Reconciliation

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th May 2010 -  A decade after 300,000 people walked across the Sydney Harbour Bridge in support of indigenous reconciliation, a new generation of supporters is preparing to do the same thing but…
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