Tag: RECOGNISE

RECOGNISE: 87% of Indigenous Australians say they would vote yes

Support for constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples continues with 77% of non-indigenous and 87% of Indigenous Australians saying they would vote yes in a referendum if held today.   The findings were released at a Reconciliation South Australia breakfast to celebrate the start of National Reconciliation Week and the 49th anniversary… Continue Reading RECOGNISE: 87% of Indigenous Australians say they would vote yes

Panel Discussion on “Constitutional Reform” or “Recognition” – 29 June 2016

Clontarf Aboriginal College will be hosting a panel discussion on Wednesday 29 June about “Constitutional Reform” or “Recognition,” and the issues and debate surrounding this topic. The panelists will include lawyer, Tammy Solnec, Maryanne McKay Matagarup from Heirisson Island Camp, and Chris Ellison, a Former Senator and Director of Notre Dame University.   For full… Continue Reading Panel Discussion on “Constitutional Reform” or “Recognition” – 29 June 2016

RECOGNISE – Koori Mail Op Ed: Recognition lets seize the opportunity

The announcement of Patrick Dodson’s move to the Australian Senate for WA is another significant moment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. He is a leader of great integrity and intellect, whose advocacy commands enormous respect. With the potential move of another experienced leader, Linda Burney to the Canberra corridors of power, the number… Continue Reading RECOGNISE – Koori Mail Op Ed: Recognition lets seize the opportunity

The Referendum Council announced! – RECOGNISE

We welcome the announcement by the Federal Government of the establishment of the Referendum Council! The Council was a key recommendation from the meeting of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representatives with the then Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten in July. The role of the Council will include overseeing further community… Continue Reading The Referendum Council announced! – RECOGNISE

RECOGNISE: No place for discrimination – on or off the field

  Today, the AFL launches Indigenous Round; a celebration and recognition of the huge contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander players have made to the game of Australian football. From May 27 to May 29, the Round celebrates Australia’s rich Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage – a fitting tribute to Australia’s national sport… Continue Reading RECOGNISE: No place for discrimination – on or off the field

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