indigenous affairs

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Stan Grant delivers the Wallace Wurth Lecture at UNSW Sydney, a powerful and emotive speech entitled “From Reconciliation to Rights: Shaping a Bigger Australia."

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The accomplishments of successful royal commissions flow not just from strong findings and recommendations but from intelligent procedure, writes Grant Hoole.

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Despair. In a word, this is the universal sentiment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders I have spoken to about the state of Aboriginal policy in Australia, writes Megan Davis.

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A group of UNSW Law alumni has come up with a unique form of philanthropy, collectively donating $100,000 to fund college living expenses for an outstanding Indigenous law student.  

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Armed with a video camera, ten UNSW Law students have ventured across the Great Dividing Range into Wiradjuri country, seeking insights into life for the region's Aboriginal people.

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In 2015, 10 UNSW Law students headed to central west NSW to learn more about the Wiradjuri Aboriginal community.

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Formalising consultation with Indigenous people through a constitutionally mandated advisory group is an innovative and meaningful solution to the recognition deadlock, legal experts say.

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A national people’s convention on constitutional recognition for Indigenous people could be the circuit breaker the drifting issue needs, writes Paul Kildea.

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More political leadership is needed if the push for constitutional recognition is to emerge from its prolonged holding pattern, writes Paul Kildea.

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Developing practical strategies for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth to reinforce their rights in Australia is the focus of an intensive summit at UNSW this week.

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