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Constitutional Recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples: Some Important Steps

Dr Matthew Stubbs considers the important steps that were taken last week towards constitutional recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples at the Commonwealth and State level. The political spectacle of the final parliamentary sitting weeks of the year in both Canberra and Adelaide has tended to obscure coverage of some important steps that […]

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Supporting Recognition of Indigenous Peoples in the South Australian Constitution

In May this year, South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill announced that his government was committed to formal recognition of the State‚Äôs Aboriginal peoples through amendment of the Constitution Act 1934 (SA). The government established an advisory panel to consult with the South Australian community, advise the government on the preferred form of the amendment and […]

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