Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

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Discussion & Debate

“It is a clarion call to action”

The importance of truth-telling cannot be denied if our journey towards national reconciliation between Indigenous peoples and Settler Australia is to be achieved

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Arts & Culture

In this way, the beginning of a highly contested history of the University began

An Indigenous-led book challenges the presumption that universities make only ‘good’ contributions to the community – confronting the University of Melbourne’s disturbing history

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Education

Australian universities must prioritise Indigenous engineers

Indigenous ingenuity has all the hallmarks that modern engineers strive for – and Australia universities must shift their higher education paradigm

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Health & Medicine

Reconciling the unreconcilable

The ‘no’ result in the referendum to enshrine a Voice to Parliament has divided Australia. How do we process our emotions about the result – both as individuals and as a society?

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Politics & Society

The 3 big lies of the no campaign

As Australians vote in the referendum on an Indigenous Voice to Parliament, Professor Marcia Langton AO says the no campaign has used misinformation and lies to confuse a very simple question

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Health & Medicine

A philosophy of recognition

An Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice enshrined in the Constitution is an invitation to stand with the oldest living culture in the world. It’s not a big ask, but it is a big gesture

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Politics & Society

I’ve seen the value of The Voice in action

Tiwi Islanders proudly pursue their own social, health, economic and cultural wellbeing. Working with them has shown me the value of an Indigenous Voice to Parliament

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Politics & Society

Being an effective ally for self-determination

As the Indigenous Voice to Parliament campaign continues, supporting the self-determination of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples will benefit all Australians

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Health & Medicine

The new approach keeping Aboriginal children out of child protection

In Australia, Aboriginal children are over-represented in child protection, but innovative trials enabling Aboriginal self-management are keeping children safe

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Politics & Society

The myth of neutrality and why Australia needs a Voice

Establishing an Indigenous Voice in Australia’s constitution is entirely consistent with a liberal democracy and political equality

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Acknowledgement of country

We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Owners of the unceded lands on which we work, learn and live. We pay respect to Elders past, present and future, and acknowledge the importance of Indigenous knowledge in the Academy.

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