According to the Australia Day website:
“The tradition of having Australia Day as a national holiday on 26 January is a recent one. Not until 1935 did all the Australian states and territories use that name to mark that date. Not until 1994 did they begin to celebrate Australia Day consistently as a public holiday on that date.”
In a deeply troubling and regressive move, the NSW government will this week consider legislation that would allow for the forced adoption of Aboriginal children.
How did the Dyirabal People learn to detoxify cycads? How did the Mithaka People learn to detoxify nardoo?
Research ethics are part of the swag of outputs I am required complete in my day to day job of being a researcher.
The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey provides an essential snapshot of Indigenous health in Australia, but how transparent are its processes?
What ACARA has actually done, in short, is they have included elaborations and practical examples as suggestions to help teachers and educators include Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture into the classroom.
My hope is that when we have a recognised Voice to Parliament, and Treaties in place in all jurisdictions, we will finally have a say and control over the decision that affect us, our families and our communities.
The denial of Indigenous science, philosophy, sovereignty, nationhood, and basic humanity – these too all have their roots in scientific racism.