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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Commissioners distressed by death of boy after being detained in Perth prison

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO, and National Children's Commissioner Anne Hollonds have issued a joint statement following the death of a First Nations teenager who had been held in a youth detention unit at the Casuarina adult prison in Perth...

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Closing the Gap in a Divided Family - June Oscar feature in the Aus

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar says forging a relationship with her white relatives has given their extended families a different perspective on the voice - feature article by Victoria Laurie in the Australian.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

CEW Leadership Summit

Introduction in language Hello everyone. I acknowledge the traditional custodians of Naarm, all the Countries of the Kulin Nations, and I pay my respects to Elder’s past, present and emerging. I recognise our First Women, our mothers, sisters, aunties, and daughters who have cared for our...

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

ICOMOS General Assembly and Scientific Symposium GA2023

Jalangurru lanygu balangarri - good afternoon everyone. Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Gadigal yani U. Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani. Yaningi miya ngindaji Muwayi ingga winyira ngirranggu thangani. Yathawarra...

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Young First Nations women to raise their voices at historic forum

150 young First Nations women will gather in Canberra tomorrow to help set an agenda for change in relation to the rights, health, safety, wellbeing and prosperity of young Indigenous women and girls. The Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) Youth Forum is a precursor to the landmark Wiyi Yani U...

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Commission Welcomes Constitutional Alteration Bill

View a statement by Commission President, Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament.

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