The gap between sentiment and intention needs to be closed

Crikey readers on the decade since the Apology

On the decade since the Apology

Meredith Williams writes: Re. “Ten years on, the promise of the Apology is a lie” (Monday)

The key to improved outcomes for Australia’s First Peoples is to close the gap between what we say and what we do, and between outward sentiment and actual intention. The slogan “always was, always will be”, so visible in recent Australia Day rallies, presents an obvious starting point.

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