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The Uluru statement is not Lego. The Greens can’t rearrange it to suit their ideals

The Uluru statement is not Lego. The Greens can’t rearrange it to suit their ideals

By Dean Parkin (originally published in Crikey)   Lost amid the coverage of the budget last week was a significant announcement by Greens lead...
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New Webinar Series with Director Dean Parkin

New Webinar Series with Director Dean Parkin

Last week, From the Heart held our very first webinar “Introduction to the Uluru Statement” with our Director Dean Parkin. We were thri...
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Catholics in Coalition for Justice and Peace for the Uluru Statement

Catholics in Coalition for Justice and Peace for the Uluru Statement

We encourage our supporters to send us their stories, and this week we are excited to share this creative take from the Catholics in Coalition for ...
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The Consultation Process that led to the Uluru Statement from the Heart

The Consultation Process that led to the Uluru Statement from the Heart

The Uluru Statement represents the very tip of a consultative iceberg – a process conducted over the best part of a year, involving 13 regional dia...
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Anniversary of the inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the WA Constitution change

Anniversary of the inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the WA Constitution change

Western Australia officially changed their state constitution to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people on the 10th of September 20...
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Ron’s Journey From the Heart

Ron’s Journey From the Heart

Today’s story is from Ron Holden, who decided to take inspiration from the Uluru Statement to create beautiful artwork.
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Students Share Their Stories about the Uluru Statement

Students Share Their Stories about the Uluru Statement

Cape York Leaders Program students from The Cathedral School Townsville and Stuartholme School Brisbane shared their stories about why they support...
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ANTaR Sea of Hands

ANTaR Sea of Hands

ANTaR is a national advocacy organisation dedicated specifically to the rights – and overcoming the disadvantage – of Aboriginal and Torres Strait ...
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Wave Hill Walk-Off

Wave Hill Walk-Off

On August 23, 1966, 200 Indigenous stockmen, domestic workers and families walked off the Wave Hill station, protesting the work and pay conditions...
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Another High Court Justice backs a Voice to Parliament

Another High Court Justice backs a Voice to Parliament

Another former High Court Justice, Kenneth Hayne AC QC has backed the call from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for a constitutionally...
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New Song Release by Midnight Oil for the Uluru Statement

New Song Release by Midnight Oil for the Uluru Statement

Midnight Oil is returning with a new album after almost 20 years to support the Uluru Statement from the Heart. We appreciate their dedication to m...
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What is the Uluru Statement from the Heart?

What is the Uluru Statement from the Heart?

The Uluru Statement from the Heart is a call for the establishment of a First Nations Voice to Parliament in the Australian Constitution and a Maka...
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What is a Voice to Parliament?

What is a Voice to Parliament?

A Voice to Parliament is a body enshrined in the Constitution would enable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to provide advice to the Pa...
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Referendums in Australia

Referendums in Australia

A referendum is a national vote to change the Australian Constitution. A referendum is only successful through a double majority of voters supporti...
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Vicki’s Journey from the Heart

Vicki’s Journey from the Heart

We are starting a series featuring stories from you. Our first story is from Vicki in Innisfail, Queensland. She works in the shipping industry in...
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Kenny’s Journey from the Heart

Kenny’s Journey from the Heart

We have started a series featuring stories from you. Our latest submission is from Kenny who is of the Meuram tribe of Erub. He works at a communi...
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Why isn’t Closing the Gap working?

Why isn’t Closing the Gap working?

The Closing the Gap report began in 2008, after the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) pledged to close key gas in December 2007 and approved...
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A Consensus from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

A Consensus from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

The Uluru Statement from the Heart represents an overwhelming consensus of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the request for a Voice ...
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How would Australia enshrine a Voice to Parliament in the Constitution?

How would Australia enshrine a Voice to Parliament in the Constitution?

A Voice to Parliament enshrined in the Constitution would be achieved through a double majority vote for in support for the change at a referendum....
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The 1967 Referendum

The 1967 Referendum

The 1967 Referendum to amend the Australian Constitution allowed the Commonwealth of Australia to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island...
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Why enshrine the Voice in the Constitution? Can’t we just establish it by legislation?

Why enshrine the Voice in the Constitution? Can’t we just establish it by legislation?

There is a common question regarding whether or not a Voice to Parliament should just be legislated, rather than enshrined in a Voice to Parliament...
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Legal Support for the Uluru Statement from the Heart

Legal Support for the Uluru Statement from the Heart

Since the Uluru Statement from the Heart was handed to the Australian people in May 2017, it has garnered extensive support from the legal fraterni...
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Major Legal Firms Support the Uluru Statement from the Heart

Major Legal Firms Support the Uluru Statement from the Heart

The Uluru Statement from the Heart has the support of many of Australia’s leading law firms as a sensible way forward to change the Constitution an...
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