The deaths of First Nations people need to be more than just a footnote in another royal commission.
Our waterways are running dry and we're on the precipice of complete environmental destruction.
The new Minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt, could be a good leader in the future. But representation is meaningless if it does not carry with it the responsibility to affect change.
The legal system in Australia is completely out of touch with Indigenous culture and its preference for collective ownership.
Both major parties continue to see our community as a problem that requires solving. Nothing will be solved until we have a seat at the table.
Senator Pat Dodson's potential appointment in a Labor government is merely tokenistic if it does not empower him to make structural changes.
Until we have a conversation about the systemic problems that are driving suicides among First Nations children, we cannot pretend we are a country that comes together in crisis.
The commissioner has handed down a damning report detailing the failures of state institutions in the protection of children in the Northern Territory.