Tag Archives: indigenous affairs

MUNGO MacCALLUM. A treaty with indigenous Australians.

  The idea of a country negotiating a treaty with its indigenous inhabitants is hardly novel. Three of our closest friends and allies (New Zealand, Canada and the United States) have all done so successfully, and none of their nations … Continue reading

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Bob Debus to deliver Frank Walker Memorial Lecture.

Invitation to attend Frank Walker Memorial Lecture. Join us as we celebrate the life times of  former NSW Attorney-General the Hon. Frank Walker QC, with guest speaker the Hon. Bob Debus AM. This event is free to attend. Post-lecture drinks will be … Continue reading

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Spencer Zifcak. UN Human Rights Council Weighs in on Australia

On 21st of March 2000, an Australian delegation appeared before the UN Committee on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) in Geneva. The Hon Philip Ruddock, then Minister for Immigration in the Howard Government, led the delegation. … Continue reading

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Michael Gracey . What’s needed to fix aboriginal health?

Policy Series By most of the usually accepted markers the health of Australia’s indigenous people compares unfavourably with that of other Australians. This has been known for decades and numerous strategies and programs have been developed to correct this inequity. … Continue reading

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Fred Chaney. The challenge of providing fairness, opportunity and security for Indigenous Australians.

Policy Series It is unlikely that at any time since 1788 a sample of Indigenous Australians would agree they have enjoyed fairness opportunity and security. It is similarly unlikely that any Minister responsible for Indigenous Affairs, past or present, would … Continue reading

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