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Turnbull wrong to reject Uluru Statement From the Heart

Successive Federal Governments have continued to get away with extinguishing Aboriginal land ...  
Lest we forget the real truth of Simpson and his donkey

On ANZAC Day, let’s remember Simpson as neither sinner nor saint, but a man who took the same ...  
Death by design: Systemic racism and police brutality in the U.S. and Australia

Black deaths in Australia and the United States follow a similar historical pattern of racist ...  
The Apology was the start, not the end, of the reconciliation process

On 13 February 2008, then-Prime Minister Kevin Rudd made the first federal government apology ...  
Australia needs to move on from the racist ideology upon which it was founded

Despite global attitudes changing, the racist principles on which our country was founded are ...  
LNP Government refuses to acknowledge the truth about 'Invasion Day'

The Australian Government will never accept the term "Invasion Day" as it doesn't align with thei ...  
Daylight saving in the sunshine state of Queensland

On 1 January 2021 the 1990 Queensland Cabinet Papers were released, including a Cabinet Minute on ...  
Reconciliation: All stories matter

Tiwi College students are making art as a way of sharing stories about Australia's Indigenous and ...  
MUNGO MACCALLUM: Aussie anthem doesn't ring true for all

Our national anthem is back on the playlist and, as always, for the wrong reasons.  
Remembering Rosa — the plea of a war mother

Over the past century, Remembrance Day has been adopted across the globe as a time to remember ...  
Security agencies assume greater role in Australian policymaking

The question taxing many is why are our security services and not the Department of Foreign ...  
Interstate rivalry costly in times of crisis

COVID-19 has brought into focus the century-old rivalry between the Commonwealth Government and ...  
BOOK REVIEW: The Unforeseen Warrior Woman: An Unexpected Story

A new book exploring hardships faced by women 70 years after the arrival of the first convicts is ...  
Wattle Day for an inclusive Australia Day

Grassroots calls to move Australia Day to Wattle Day, mean our national day will no longer to be ...  
The idea of American exceptionalism has infected Australia

There is nothing very exceptional about American exceptionalism.  
An Australian republic must be founded on a non-violent society

If Australia is to become a republic, we must first address violence within our society, partic ...  
Remembering Ted Smout: Queensland’s last WW1 veteran

The Sandgate, Queensland man who fought for king and country in World War I became a staunch ...  
Jenny Hocking's heroic palace coup is a victory for truth

Professor Jenny Hocking's victory in the release of the Palace letters is a significant one for ...  
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