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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Garma: Voices speech

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO addressed Garma in the Northern Territory on August 3. The topic was 'Voices'. Jalangurru lanygu balangarri. Yaningi yatharra ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Gumatj, Yolngu yani U. Galwurruy, djawa, Djapirri and your...

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Intervention on Climate Change Impacts in the Torres Strait

I am Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner. I make this statement on behalf of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Australia’s ‘A status’ NHRI.’ I want to acknowledge the OHCHR for its report and for highlighting some of the adverse effects of climate...

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Intervention on Violence Against Women

Thankyou Mr Vice President, I am Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner.I am making this statement on behalf of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Australia’s ‘A status’ NHRI. I thank the Special Rapporteurs on Violence Against Women and trafficking for...

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Intervention on Deprivation of Liberty

I am Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner. I am making this statement on behalf of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Australia’s ‘A status’ NHRI.’ I begin by thanking the Australian Government for supporting my Wiyi Yani U Thangani project which is...

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

‘Hear Us, See Us’ Photo Exhibition Launch

Welcome and Acknowledgements Jalangurru lanygu balangarri. Ngayininyanyjili Bunuba nhingi, Bunuba ngarri thangani wila ngira Yaningi. Matha wilinyagu thangani ngindaji yani u guru wiyi yani u biyirranggu ningi thangani wilawungay Yaningi. Thank you, Ambassador Mansfield. Welcome to you all and thank...

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

The Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health & Wellbeing Conference Opening

Jalangurru maningarri, ngarragi yani. Wadi jalangurru yathanggirragi. I would like to acknowledge the Larrakia Nation, the Traditional Custodians of this Land. I would also like to pay my deep respects to the Elders - past, present and the generations yet to come - and to extend this respect to...

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Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Indigenous Australians can be bystanders no longer

Two years ago, we gathered in the red dust for a ceremony at Uluru and offered a gift to all Australians.
  
 There was a great sense of hope about what this gift could deliver. A new beginning, an opportunity to re-define who we are as a country. A country that celebrates its First Peoples and...

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Maranguka Education, Employment and Training Community Summit

Acknowledgements Jalangurru lanygu balangarri. Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Ngemba yani U. Yaningi miya ngindaji Muwayi ingga winyira ngarragi thangani. Yathawarra, wilalawarra jalangurru ngarri guda. Good day everyone. I acknowledge the traditional owners, the Ngemba peoples...

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GBK Symposium on Regional Autonomy and Independence Gur A Baradharaw Kod (GBK) Torres Strait Sea and Land Council Torres Strait Islander Corporation

Introduction Thank you Milton for your words of welcome. Thank you also for the blessings for a fruitful day of sharing through listening to each other and hearing each other’s’ words. Jalangurru Mani ngarri balanggarri. Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Kaurareg yani U...

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