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Radical Heart, the inside story of the Uluru Statement of the Heart

Image by faszynelka from Pixabay Radical Heart Shireen Morris Melbourne University Publishing Dr Shireen Morris is a constitutional lawyer and postdoctoral fellow at the University of Melbourne where she focuses on indigenous constitutional recognition. Hailing from Fijian-Indian immigrant parents who made their home in Melbourne, Morris worked for seven years on the Uluru Statement from the…

Aboriginal Human Rights Trajectory Crucial Reading

Originally published at Right Now : Human Rights in Australia Book review by Maya Borom No Small Change: The Road to Recognition for Indigenous Australia | UQP In 1967, a successful referendum was held to determine whether the Australian constitution should be altered to remove references that discriminated against Aboriginal people. Momentum has since been…

Utopia by John Pilgers Film Review

This article was originally published at Right Now: Human Rights in Australia IMAGE: JOHN PILGER By Maya Borom John Pilgers documentary Utopia is a damning account of the seemingly apartheid-style laws and policies that successive Australian governments have placed on Indigenous Australians. The documentary highlights governmental inaction at it’s very worst and showcases the often…