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Noel Pearson addresses Uphold and Recognise Big Ideas Launch

Noel Pearson addresses Uphold and Recognise Big Ideas Launch

Thank you Rachel and thank you Justice Kirby.  Thank you to the Australian Catholic University ...
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Warrior spirits: The Wik women who stood up for their land and communities

Warrior spirits: The Wik women who stood up for their land and communities

The Wik V Queensland case was backed by strength and tenacity of the Traditional Owners, ...
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Malcolm Turnbull urged to answer calls for ‘voice’ to parliament

Malcolm Turnbull urged to answer calls for ‘voice’ to parliament

Malcolm Turnbull has been urged to “immediately” answer calls for an indigenous “voice” to parliament ...
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‘Voice’ plan ready

‘Voice’ plan ready, ‘sense of justice’ still needed

Malcolm Turnbull’s criticism of the Referendum Council’s report on indigenous constitutional recognition — that it ...
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Indigenous community fights to preserve language that gave Australia the word 'kangaroo'

Indigenous community fights to preserve language that gave Australia the word ‘kangaroo’

An Indigenous language that has survived for more than 50,000 years and gave Australia the ...
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Review: Wik vs Queensland

Review: Wik vs Queensland

Any first year law student could tell you the importance of Wik Peoples v Queensland [1996] HCA ...
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Noel Pearson offers PM a new path to First Nations voice

Noel Pearson offers PM a new path to First Nations voice

Noel Pearson has offered Malcolm Turnbull an olive branch on indigenous constitutional recognition, telling a ...
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Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti: AFL player passionate about indigenous education

Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti: AFL player passionate about indigenous education

Indigenous AFL star Anthony “Walla” McDonald-Tipungwuti could not read or write when he was thrown ...
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Remember passive welfare? It’s real

Remember passive welfare? It’s real, it’s still here and it’s hurting our children – Noel Pearson

Passive welfare has fallen out of the lexicon of Australia’s political leaders. Passive welfare is ...
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Law Council supports calls for Voice to Parliament

Law Council supports calls for Voice to Parliament

The Law Council has today called on the Australian Government to work with Aboriginal and ...
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AMA Endorses Uluru Statement from the Heart

AMA Endorses Uluru Statement from the Heart

The AMA Federal Council has endorsed the Uluru Statement from the Heart, which calls for a ...
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Aboriginal Councils address concerns at Cairns forum

Aboriginal Councils address concerns at Cairns forum

FAR Northern indigenous communities are urging the Federal Government to extend its housing investment package ...
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Hieu Van Le’s story: one thread in Australia’s rich tapestry

Hieu Van Le’s story: one thread in Australia’s rich tapestry

Hieu Van Le arrived on a wooden boat that chugged into Darwin Harbour on a ...
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Building on the Uluru statement

Building on the Uluru statement

In July last year, the Referendum Council met with the prime minister. It was a ...
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Steven Marshall looks to lessons from Noel Pearson

Steven Marshall says his focus as Aboriginal Affairs Minister will be on capacity-building rather than ...
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In the spirit of getting the ball rolling

In the spirit of getting the ball rolling, Noel Pearson offers this ‘Declaration of Australia and the Australian People’

WHEREAS THREE STORIES MAKE AUSTRALIA: the Ancient Indigenous Heritage which is its foundation, the British ...
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Symbolic indigenous recognition for all of us - Noel Pearson

Symbolic indigenous recognition for all of us – Noel Pearson

In my address to the 50th anniversary dinner of this newspaper in July 2014, I ...
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Noel Pearson’s stories from the heart of Australia

Three stories that “make Australia” are the centrepiece of a historic declaration drafted by Noel ...
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Danny Gilbert: Why we need an Indigenous 'voice to the Parliament'

Danny Gilbert: Why we need an Indigenous ‘voice to the Parliament’

Twelve months later we yet have another Joint Select Committee considering Indigenous Constitutional Recognition. We ...
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The Uluru Statement From The Heart Lowitja O’donoghue Oration 2018

The Uluru Statement From The Heart Lowitja O’donoghue Oration 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aD6rn1lSafk I thank the Kaurna people for your kindness. I bring greetings from Cape York ...
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