Uluru Statement From the Heart

Uluru Statement From the Heart

On May 26 2017, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander delegates presented the Uluru Statement from the Heart to the Australian people. This followed 13 First Nations Regional Dialogues that deliberated on the proposals put forward by the Referendum Council and the four-day First Nations National Constitutional Convention at Uluru.

The Uluru Statement from the Heart represents a historic consensus of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in seeking constitutional change to enable a Voice to Parliament in the Constitution.

From the Heart is a campaign to engage Australians about why an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament enabled by the Constitution is a fair and practical change, and how it will unify our nation.

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Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Prayer Vigil

Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Prayer VigilCommon Grace is at the centre of what justice means in an Australian context is truth-telling about our history which includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history. Common Grace is a justice-led group of Christian Leaders who will lead an online prayer vigil for Aboriginal Deaths in Custody on Saturday September 26th, the 4th anniversary of the Aboriginal Death in Custody of Wayne Fella Morrison. Facebook online.

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Letter to Prime Minister on First Nations

Religions for Peace Australia


Religions for Peace Australia resolved at the recent Annual General Meeting to write to the Prime Minister – and relevant minister for Aboriginal Affairs – with regard to the First Nations Peoples of Australia. These include the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, the Uluru Statement from the Heart, a Makarrata Treaty and a Voice in Parliament for the First Nations.

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Honouring the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Honouring the World's Indigenous PeoplesThe World Council of Churches will join many in honouring indigenous communities across the world on 9 August. Designated by the United Nations as “International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples,” this year the day is particularly honouring indigenous people for seeking unique solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, and for leading the way in sustainable living in a post-COVID-19 era.

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