The politics of Aboriginal identity in Australia

The politics of Aboriginal identity in Australia

Aboriginal woman and University of Wollongong Associate Professor, Bronwyn Carlson has outlined complexities facing Aboriginal people in contemporary Australia in her new book, ‘The Politics of Identity.’  A/Prof. Carlson examines how a narrow definition of what...
Dharwal suburb signs unite Sutherland shire

Dharwal suburb signs unite Sutherland shire

Sutherland Shire Council has implemented a neighbourhood signage program, supported by the Aboriginal Advisory Committee, that recognises and acknowledges the Shire’s Aboriginal heritage. The signs are earth-brown in colour and signify connection to the land,...
Reconciliation Week rolls out across the region

Reconciliation Week rolls out across the region

This week Australians unite to mark National Reconciliation Week. The week honours two important dates in the Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander community. The first is 27 May, the anniversary of the 1967 referendum. Over 90 per cent of the population voted to...