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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