The bill that has passed through the Senate provides for a robust referendum, although there is still room for improvement.
Giving nature and the environment the same legal rights as humans is gaining ground as a new strategy to protect them from disaster.
While statistics tell us the proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer who die is increasing, the reality is likely worse.
For the National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children to benefit all Australian women, it requires indigenous-led, trauma-informed approaches to working with Aboriginal families.
Country by Bruce Pascoe and Bill Gammage is a dialogue between experts on First Nations ways of farming and agriculture. It is also a call to Australia to look after Country better.
Professor Megan Davis, UNSW Balnaves Chair in Constitutional Law and Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous, is the new Chair of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous People.
Indigenous people have 80,000 years of diplomatic practice on this continent. Yet, our views on foreign policy are routinely overlooked.
The UN has twice called on Australia to dismantle its indefinite detention system for people with cognitive impairments and mental illness, which disproportionately affects Indigenous people.
As a 'Voice' that would allow Indigenous Australians to have a say in parliamentary and government decisions that affect them takes shape, it is vital it be enshrined in our Constitution.
There is a quiet process underway, aimed at achieving the recognition of the First Nations that has so far eluded Australia.