The Uluru Statement from the Heart

Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tribes were the first sovereign Nations of the Australian continent and its adjacent islands, and possessed it under our own laws and customs. This our ancestors did, according to the reckoning of our culture, from the Creation, according to the common law from ‘time immemorial’, and according to science more than 60,000 years ago. … Read More

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day Art Competition

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Children’s Day Artwork Competition   The Reconciliation SAs Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day Artwork Competition aligns with this years Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day 2021 Theme of: ‘Proud in Culture, Strong in Spirit’.   This competition is aimed at promoting  Pride in First Nation culture  The importance of connection to culture … Read More

Representation. Why does it matter?

In early 2020 a study was released that essentially proved the existence of unconscious bias against First Nations people from Australia in seventy-five per cent of people. The study was conducted by academics from the Australian National University. The data measured was taken over a ten-year period from over eleven thousand subjects. The study’s finding was that “implicit or unconscious … Read More