Deputy PM says an Indigenous chamber in parliament could be a "self-defeating proposition".
'It's getting worse, really.'
I wish I hadn’t said what I did and I’m sorry.
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The plea for a national taskforce on Aboriginal family violence.
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Indigenous wellbeing is stagnating or worsening.
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A Royal Commission about Aboriginal children must include Aboriginal children as active participants, not just as witnesses.
Gurạdji is a subtle, slightly sweet tisane.
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It is through dadirri that organisations like Lifeline will seek to understand and help confront this unfolding national tragedy of suicide in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) communities, and it’s hoped that in this election period our political class can really listen too.
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Today marks the anniversary of when former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd officially apologised to the Stolen Generations on behalf of the government, because of the government's policies of forced removal. Today especially, there are always people who say: "Well, I'm not sorry. What do I have to be sorry for?"
Social Darwinism had led us to believe that Indigenous people weren't as smart, not as capable and probably wouldn't survive the turn of the century. So that accounts for the lack of confidence we had in Indigenous people, but there's no reason for these sorts of attitudes to still exist.