ACT treaty needed to right past wrongs made against Indigenous people

By Julie Tongs
Updated June 19 2018 - 1:24pm, first published June 17 2018 - 9:15pm

It is an interesting coincidence that the newly declared ACT Reconciliation Day public holiday falls between two significant anniversaries relevant to Aboriginal demands for sovereignty and self-determination without which reconciliation is illusory. It was held the day after the first anniversary of the presentation of the Uluru Statement and two weeks before the thirtieth anniversary of the Barunga Statement.

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