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'Aboriginal Heritage Act' changes give traditional owners less say: First Nations groups

Proposed changes to South Australia's Aboriginal Heritage Act will reduce powers of traditional owners, according to Indigenous groups.

South Australian Native Title Services chief executive officer Keith Thomas believed amended language in the act would give traditional owners less say over their heritage. "This is going to help people who want to access lands and destroy heritage, rather than improving the protection of Aboriginal heritage," he said. Read more about 'Aboriginal Heritage Act' changes give traditional owners less say: First Nations groups

Dadawarra from Mungullah, WA declares his sovereignty

Dadawarra from Mungullah, WA declares his sovereignty

Dadawarra says a 1,041 page Federal Court judgement on native title in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia seven years ago affirmed him as the sovereign ruler of the Commonwealth, extinguishing the Crown's sovereignty at the same time.

He argues through a complex marriage of Western Australian and national legislation, and ancient Aboriginal customary law - may actually hold water, with cryptic comment from the Federal Court doing nothing to dispel it. Read more about Dadawarra from Mungullah, WA declares his sovereignty

Indigenous Estate like a Fata Morgana (mirage)

The Australian Government presents to its own citizens and to the United Nations, that the land purchased by the ILC (Indigenous Land Corporation) would belong to the “Indigenous Estate”, what implied that this land bought by taxpayers’ money is actually owned by Aboriginal People, when in fact the government continues to own the land. “The Indigenous Land Corporation assists Indigenous Australians to acquire land and to manage Aboriginal held land so as to provide economic, environmental, social or cultural benefits.” states the official website of the Australian Government. Read more about Indigenous Estate like a Fata Morgana (mirage)

Referendum Council Round 2

It is time that the members of this newly formed Referendum Council focus their attention on conducting true and meaningful discussions with the grassroots communities. There is a desperate need to have town hall meetings to hear the reasoning of the opposition's position to First Nations people being included in the Australian Constitution.
It is our inherent right to choose our own national identity, our own political and economic affiliations, and to exercise our freedoms. To be denied this is a clear violation of all Human Rights. Read more about Referendum Council Round 2

'Gathering of Nations' 2015 - Video Set

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The 2015 Gathering of Nations included delegates from various Nations and observers from all over Australia. Here we have a complete set of videos of principal presentations. Topics include Updates for asserting sovereignty and the current political climate, Decolonising the Mind, Con of Constitutional reform, Rebuilding Nations, Unilateral Declarations of Independance (UDIs), Treaties and Nations, Unity through Tjukurpa Law, Citizenship and nationalities, Putting Aboriginal Law on Top, Strong Law and Culture, Want of Jurisdiction and the Spirit that connects us to country. Read more about 'Gathering of Nations' 2015 - Video Set

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