Conversations on Constitutional Recognition

Today via UStream the Brisbane Indigenous Media Association hosted a Live Chat about the Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. The panelists were diverse in their opinions and the conversation was lively. They were Amy McQuire, Michael Mansell, Les Malezar, and Mark McMillan. (Apologies to Mark whose name I spelt about a … Continue reading Conversations on Constitutional Recognition

Recognise: Recogning Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the Constitution

I attended my first Recognise event last week, and am finally getting an opportunity to write it up.┬áIf you’re not familiar with “Recognise”, it’s the one with the crazy-make-my-eye-squint-fluro-R logo, or officially, the national campaign to gather support for changes to the Australian Constitution which removes “race” clauses and adds in “recognition”. I have still … Continue reading Recognise: Recogning Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the Constitution