Closing The Gap ‘Refresh’ Rejigged

The Closing the Gap Refresh agenda stated: ‘Australian governments acknowledge they need to work differently with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.’ Our Redfern Statement called for the government to ‘commit to better engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through their representative national peaks.’ More specifically, the recommendation focused on ‘convening regular high…

Commonwealth Games

For sports lovers the Commonwealth Games event is a proud moment. For Australia’s First Nations People the event has the potential to stir mixed feelings. The Games have a history. Formerly known as the British Empire Games, the colonial roots of the Commonwealth Games are undeniable. Protest from First Nations People in this context is…