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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Joint Statement: Rights of Children in the NT

Australia’s National Children’s Commissioner Anne Hollonds and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO have urged the Northern Territory government to reconsider its proposals for youth offending, announced yesterday. The NT Government yesterday said it would...

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

June Oscar's IWD Speech for Children's Ground

Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Bunuba yani U. I acknowledge all the traditional countries that we gather on today, and pay my respects to our elders everywhere, past, present and emerging. Happy International Women’s Week 2021! I really thank Jane and all the team, children and...

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Media Statement on alleged attack on First Nations woman

A statement from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO: “My heart goes out to the First Nations woman and her daughter who were allegedly attacked on Saturday by a man displaying white supremacist insignia in Perth. A racially-motivated attack is not only a...

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BROOME LAUNCH Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women's Voices) Report

BROOME LAUNCH Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices )—Securing Our Rights, Securing Our Future 2020 Report Monday, 14 December 2020 Goolarri Media Enterprises, Broome I acknowledge the beautiful lands of the Yawuru people that we gather on—I pay my respects to your ancestors, and your elders of today...

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PRESS CONFERENCE - Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women's Voices) report

NATIONAL PRESS CONFERENCE - Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women's Voices) Securing Our Rights, Securing Our Future Report 2020 Thursday, 10 December 2020 NYOONGAR PATROL SERVICE, PERTH (Opening line in Bunuba) I am extremely proud and excited to announce the release of the Wiyi Yani U Thangani—meaning Women...

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We have failed to recognise the contributions of First Nations women and girls

Our voices heard and understood. Our lives and expertise recognised. Our actions counted and invested in as critical to the health and wellbeing of society. These are the powerful and determined calls of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls in Australia today.    
 
 They are set-out...

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Pagination