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.
When it comes to Indigenous recognition, there is far too much reliance on the constitution to achieve things it simply cannot do, writes Megan Davis.
UNSW Professor of International Law Megan Davis joined UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon in New York this week to preside over a ceremony to mark International Day of Indigenous Peoples.
The first Aboriginal Australian elected to a United Nations body is leading
the push for public law solutions to the nation’s most serious and long-standing human rights issue.
Should the referendum on Indigenous recognition be defeated, Australians would be branded to the world as self-conscious and deliberate racists, write Megan Davis and Marcia Langton.
A panel of experts, including UNSW’s Pat Dodson and Megan Davis, has recommended formal recognition of Indigenous people in the Constitution and the removal of racially discriminatory laws.
UNSW academics Pat Dodson and Megan Davis have been selected to an expert advisory panel that aims to secure constitutional recognition for Indigenous Australians.
NRL chief David Gallop joins panel of experts to discuss racism in Australian sport at a UNSW public forum on Wednesday, 8 September.
UNSW legal academic Megan Davis is the first Australian Indigenous woman to be elected to a UN body.
UNSW legal academic Megan Davis has become the first Indigenous woman to be nominated by the Australian Government as an advocate to serve the United Nations.