The Greens have jettisoned an election promise in favour of a new position developed without any serious engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The IPA has launched a 'Race Has No Place' campaign against the Voice to Parliament. The claims range from valid to nonsensical.
Good morning, early birds. The UK will head to a general election before Christmas, and Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt is set to reframe the push for an Indigenous voice to parliament. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Good morning, early birds. The Catholic Church and other religious groups are calling for protections in proposed religious freedom laws, and Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt is criticised for ignoring the need for a voice to parliament. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Crikey readers discuss the need for a First Nations treaty, the Murray-Darling crisis and the Crown scandal.
The simpler the instrument — such as a single treaty — the greater the symbolic and material power, and the better it would serve as a base for fully material secondary treaties and recognitions
Good morning, early birds. Ken Wyatt's call for an Indigenous voice to parliament isn't convincing fellow Coalition MPs, and the CFMMEU pushes back against Labor. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Looking at the numbers, getting a Voice to Parliament won't be a case of climbing a mountain so much as climbing to the moon: an impossibility.
If put to referendum, an Indigenous Voice to Parliament will rely on the vote of the millions of Australians supportive of notions of recognition and treaty. First they need to make sense of it.