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Morrison vetoes enshrining Indigenous voice in constitution

Morrison vetoes enshrining Indigenous voice in constitution

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has nixed the prospect of a constitutionally enshrined Indigenous voice to parliament, and RBA governor Philip Lowe has changed his tune on the pressing need for fiscal stimulus. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Anti-recognition forces marshall within the government

Anti-recognition forces marshall within the government

Despite a promise to hold a referendum this term, the push for Indigenous recognition will fail unless a denialist rump within the Coalition can be prevented from derailing the process.

Why we need an Indigenous Voice in Parliament

Why we need an Indigenous Voice in Parliament

It is always dismaying when non-Indigenous people feel compelled to publicly voice their opinion on Indigenous issues without taking the very basic step of talking to Indigenous peoples, writes National Congress of Australia's First Peoples CEO Gary Oliver.

While we obsess over scandal, what’s happening on policy?

While we obsess over scandal, what’s happening on policy?

While the governing class examines its own navel for scandal, what's happening on the most important policy issues?

Rundle: reflecting on Noel Pearson’s dual failure

Rundle: reflecting on Noel Pearson’s dual failure

A recent essay by Noel Pearson has a great deal of self-excoriation, but fails to find the true problems that led him there.

Turnbull’s worrying language of rejection on Indigenous recognition

Turnbull’s worrying language of rejection on Indigenous recognition

Malcolm Turnbull has doubled down on his rejection of a constitutionally guaranteed indigenous voice, using exactly the logic of those opposed to any indigenous recognition at all.

End of Indigenous recognition process a huge win for the racist right

End of Indigenous recognition process a huge win for the racist right

The government's refusal to consider a voice for Indigenous Australians in the constitution may well damn the recognition referendum to defeat.

Terra nullius lie recycled by Uluru statement opponents

Terra nullius lie recycled by Uluru statement opponents

To argue that indigenous Australians have no special place in Australia, as opponents of the Uluru Statement have, simply recycles a racist lie.