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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice / Indigenous Social Justice

Summit Communique


Uluru Convention ‘an historic opportunity for change’

Gumatj clan ceremonial leaders of Northeast Arnhem Land at Uluru for the First Nations National Convention

“We gather from the furthest corners of this country to discuss a matter of great importance: how we, as the First Peoples of this country, stand in Australia’s founding legal document – the Constitution.”

Uluru Statement calls for First Nations’ voice in the constitution

Irene Peachey, Jackie Huggins (National Congress), Irene Davies and June Oscar

To resounding applause, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander delegates from across the country have agreed to a landmark Uluru Statement calling for the establishment of a First Nations’ voice enshrined in the constitution.

One year since the Uluru Statement called for Voice, Treaty & Truth


The Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO is encouraging all Australians to reflect on the call made by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Central Australia one year ago.

Uluru Statement ‘cannot be ignored’

Australia’s human rights bodies tell political leaders: Uluru Statement ‘cannot be ignored’

Uluru Convention group photo - courtesy Referendum Council

Australia’s federal, state and territory human rights bodies have urged political leaders to work across party lines to deliver Constitutional reform for Australia’s First Peoples.

Uluru Statement anniversary

Commissioner June Oscar AO at the Uluru National Convention 2017

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO said she’s encouraged by the growing support among Australians for the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to ‘design’ their future with new national approach to First Nations gender justice

Bold new approaches from First Nations Australian women for improving their future have been unveiled at a historic summit in Canberra, including a new National Framework for Action and a new dedicated First Nations Gender Justice Institute at the Australian National University. 

Wiyi Yani U Thangani Youth Statement 2023


Wiyi Yani U Thangani National Summit Livestream

Wednesday 3 May, 2023

Welcome to the livestream of the Wiyi Yani U Thangani National Summit of First Nations women, held over three days from 9-11 May 2023. The Summit brings together First Nations women delegates from across Australia, for decision-making, innovation and celebration and is the first ever national gathering of its kind. 

Please scroll down to see the livestream schedule, or click here to learn more about the Summit.

Deadline extended for no-cost applications to attend landmark First Nations women’s summit

The deadline for sponsored delegate applications for the Wiyi Yani U Thangani National Summit has been extended to Sunday 2 April 2023.