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Noel Pearson calls for a 'declaration' celebrating all Australians

Noel Pearson calls for a ‘declaration’ celebrating all Australians

Cape York lawyer Noel Pearson says there is still a "window" to develop a constitutionally-enshrined ...
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Regions key to giving voice to recognition

Regions key to giving voice to recognition, says Noel Pearson

Indigenous constitutional recognition will remain “unresolved” unless the proposed advisory voice to parliament is taken ...
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Two years on from the Palaszczuk intervention

Two years on from the Palaszczuk intervention, it’s time for a report on Aurukun school

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, two years ago you wanted the Aurukun school on Cape York to ...
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Indigenous group plans Wild Rivers-style fight over clearing laws

Indigenous group plans Wild Rivers-style fight over clearing laws

Cape York Aboriginal leader Gerhardt Pearson has told Queensland’s government that powerful indigenous groups are ...
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Social housing model rips the heart out of indigenous communities: Noel Pearson

“I OFTEN take my doctors from the Third World on the short walk from the ...
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We Must be Actors in Our Own Destiny - Noel Pearson

We Must be Actors in Our Own Destiny – Noel Pearson

This gap won’t close until black fellas take charge of our lives and governments allow ...
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Aboriginal leaders say PM Malcolm Turnbull was 'deceitful' over recognition dialogue

Aboriginal leaders say PM Malcolm Turnbull was ‘deceitful’ over recognition dialogue

Aboriginal leaders have accused the Prime Minister of being "deceitful" and duplicitous for privately encouraging ...
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Australia Day on January 25-26 a ‘noble’ compromise between old and new | Noel Pearson

Australia Day on January 25-26 a ‘noble’ compromise between old and new | Noel Pearson

The observance of Australia Day could commence on January 25 — the eve of the ...
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Shireen Morris: Don’t Change the Date

Shireen Morris: Don’t Change the Date, Change Its Meaning

When Captain Cook made his treacherous voyage to Australia in 1770, he carried with him ...
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Lutheran legacy binds my people to Flo and Joh Bjelke-Petersen

Lutheran legacy binds my people to Flo and Joh Bjelke-Petersen

Several thousand Aboriginal people spread across former missions in South Australia, Hermannsburg in the Northern ...
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The day Turnbull called me Lord Byron: Noel Pearson quizzed at Woodford

The day Turnbull called me Lord Byron: Noel Pearson quizzed at Woodford

Constitutional reform activist Noel Pearson has told of how he was dubbed "Lord Byron" by ...
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Australia needs another true visionary like Paul Keating

Australia needs another true visionary like Paul Keating

This month marked a quarter-century since prime minister Paul Keating spoke at Redfern Park, admitting ...
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Leaders Ready to Convert Claims to Jobs in Cape York

Leaders Ready to Convert Claims to Jobs in Cape York

THE pot-holed road to Cape York’s self-determination has led to Palm Cove for about 400 ...
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Indigenous Australians 'taking power back' from government in Queensland

Indigenous Australians ‘taking power back’ from government in Queensland

The newly-appointed CEO of a peak body fighting for indigenous communities in north Queensland said the ...
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A Voice for First Nations

Fiona Jose reflects on this year's developments on a proposal for First Nations Voice to ...
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Christian Porter lashes out at lawyer Shireen Morris in recognition row

Christian Porter lashes out at lawyer Shireen Morris in recognition row

Tensions over the Turnbull government’s dismissal of proposals for indigenous constitutional recognition have erupted, with ...
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Betrayal: The Monthly

Betrayal: The Monthly

“Don’t get mad, get even.” This was Paul Keating’s advice when I made what only ...
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Warring Turnbull and Abbott betray indigenous recognition

Warring Turnbull and Abbott betray indigenous recognition, says Pearson

Malcolm Turnbull and Tony Abbott used indigenous constitutional recognition as a disposable weapon in their ...
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Malcolm Turnbull ‘lying’ on indigenous voice plan: Pearson

Malcolm Turnbull ‘lying’ on indigenous voice plan: Pearson

Moves towards indigenous constitutional recognition have reached a damaging impasse, with Malcolm Turnbull warning Aboriginal ...
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