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‘No ill feeling’ as meeting unable to finalise Voice wording

Indigenous leaders advising Anthony Albanese on the Voice were yesterday unable to reach agreement on the words that should be added to the Constitution to enshrine the advisory body. Source: The Australian.


Pearson will ‘fall silent’ if Voice referendum fails

Indigenous advocate Noel Pearson says a rejection of the Voice to Parliament would represent a failure of a whole generation of Indigenous leadership, saying it would then be up to a new generation to chart a different way forward. Source: ABC News.

Indigenous Politics

Nationals to oppose Indigenous Voice to Parliament

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s hopes of securing bipartisan support for a constitutionally enshrined Indigenous Voice to Parliament have been dashed after the Nationals said they would oppose the proposal in a referendum. Source: The Australian.


Funding for Voice to Parliament welcomed

The Albanese Government has committed millions of dollars to advancing its centrepiece Indigenous Affairs policy – realising the Uluru Statement from the Heart. Source: ABC News.


Victoria signs off on history-making treaty process

The final steps in Victoria’s history-making treaty process were signed off on Thursday, in a moment that could jump-start some negotiations a year ahead of schedule. Source: The Age.


‘Walking in both worlds’ a key to reconciliation

Catholic Aboriginal elder and educator Miriam Rose Ungunmerr-Baumann has called on Catholics to engage in reconciliation with Australia’s Indigenous peoples by learning about them and listening to their stories. Source: The Catholic Weekly


Reconciliation experts say truth-telling a key to healing

Alfredo Barahona has a message to Australian Catholics as the Church navigates a path of reconciliation with First Nations peoples: Let’s practise what we preach. Source: The Catholic Leader.

Bishops Indigenous

Reconciliation is a primary task of Christians: bishop

Brisbane Auxiliary Bishop Tim Norton SVD has called on Catholics to be “bridge builders” and “mediators” in reconciliation with First Nations Australians. Source: Catholic Leader