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Treaty of Union between Sovereign First Nations of the Murray-Darling Basin

NBAN Treaty

Yesterday was an extremely historic occasion with the signing of the Treaty of Union between Sovereign First Nations of the Murray-Darling Basin. The moment, however, was marred by misinformation and a lack of an wholisic understanding of the Multilateral Treaty, which is only between Northern Basin Aboriginal Nations. Our Facebook warriors have managed to pick one article, from an old draft, not the final document, without understanding its proper context. In no way does this clause 'apply their Corporate laws over the Sovereign Jurisdiction of the Nations hence an IMPACT On SOVEREIGNTY!' as claimed on a Facebook page. The reverse is true. Read more about Treaty of Union between Sovereign First Nations of the Murray-Darling Basin

Wrong legal advice by Professors on Referendum and Sovereignty

Anderson: Wrong legal advice by Professors on Referendum and Sovereignty

Ghillar, Michael Anderson, stresses that to ban First Nations people from attending Referendum Council Dialogue meetings cannot be construed as true deliberative democracy, with their denied right to be fully informed and to contribute their point of view in a process that will affect our children's children inheritance and sovereign status.
Ghillar provides a video critique of legal advice regarding the impact of the referendum on First Nations sovereignty, from Professors Megan Davis and George Williams ... Read more about Wrong legal advice by Professors on Referendum and Sovereignty

Moving Cenotaph of Frontier Conflicts

Commemoration in Canberra on Anzac Day 2017

It is reassuring that the Anzac Day March in Canberra has accepted the fact that the Frontier Wars Commemorations are now acknowledged. We are not yet part of the formalities of the Anzac Day March itself, but that the day may soon arrive when the Frontier Wars Commemorative March is accepted. This is based on the fact that for the first time in history our diggers were acknowledged in the formal procession with an Elder carrying an Aboriginal Land Rights flag at the beginning of the March - with videos ... Read more about Moving Cenotaph of Frontier Conflicts

Referendum Council's constitutional 'Dialogue' processes fatally flawed

Referendum Council's constitutional 'Dialogue' processes fatally flawed

Report on Sydney Referendum Council's invitation only meeting at Rooty Hill RSL. The Referendum Council's push for constitutional inclusion and 'Recognition' of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders is not premised on obtaining the free prior and informed consent of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, whose lives and cultures will be significantly impacted upon. They have engaged a frontline of uninformed, ignorant and disrespectful Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public servants, while the white bureaucrats pull strings in the background. Read more about Referendum Council's constitutional 'Dialogue' processes fatally flawed

Formation of First Nations Renewable Energy Alliance

First Nations Renewable Energy Alliance

"Members from First Nations across the continent successfully participated in the Coalition for Community Energy held in Melbourne Town Hall on 27 - 28 February 2017 and took the initiative to form the First Nations Renewable Energy Alliance to partner with private enterprise and other community energy alliances to support First Nations communities across Australia to transition to renewable energy. "This Alliance initiative is directed at ensuring remote and isolated communities are sufficiently catered for in respect to their energy needs ... " Read more about Formation of First Nations Renewable Energy Alliance

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