Self-determination

Complexity of Treaty and Treaties

Understanding the difference between sovereign treaties under international law, which affirm sovereignty of First Nations, and domestic treaties within the colonial system, which automatically mean First Nations cede sovereignty.

Ghillar, Michael Anderson presents a set of 4 videos to explain the complexities and traps when entering into a Treaty with the Australian government and/or the British Crown. Read more about Complexity of Treaty and Treaties

'Close the Gap' and 'Apology' are just band-aids

'Close the Gap' and 'Apology' are just band-aids

So long as a Rhodes Scholar is running this country the vested interests of the British Crown are paramount and remain in line with mining magnate Cecil Rhodes' legacy of educating scholars to run and exploit a country for Britain's benefit. PM Malcolm Turnbull, a Rhodes Scholar with a Bachelor of Civil Law from Brasenose College, Oxford is the latest agent of the coloniser to ensure First Nations' inherent sovereign rights to lands, waters and natural resources are quashed. This is consistent with Turnbull's continuing fiasco of the Closing the Gap agenda, which has clearly failed. Read more about 'Close the Gap' and 'Apology' are just band-aids

Dangers of a single Treaty

Dangers of a single Treaty

The three-day Treaty Talks Workshop on 23-25 January 2018 are welcome but, and there is a but, it has to be understood that a single Treaty, be it State or Federal, will cause more damage to our various Sovereign Nations than the Native Title Act as amended.
I offer this warning to our people that, if each respective Sovereign Nation fails to stand up for itself and take ownership of their own future, your People will stand to lose much through the process and ambition to negotiate a single Treaty. Read more about Dangers of a single Treaty

No Independence Day to celebrate! Australia hasn't decolonised from Britain - yet

No Independence Day to celebrate when Australia decolonised from Britain - yet!

Unlike most other Nations around the world there is no day when Australia can identify it was given its independent status free of the sovereignty of the British Crown with a new constitution. There has been no day when Australia decolonised so that there is no longer a constitutional obligation for the British Crown (that is the Queen and/or her agents, the Governor-General and Governors) to place their signatures on legislations passed by the parliaments and thereby assent and make them legal. The Governor-General is still Commander-in-chief of the army, navy and air force. Read more about No Independence Day to celebrate! Australia hasn't decolonised from Britain - yet

Time to fully import law against genocide - Family Matters national crisis

The Family Matters Report 2017

Need to delete sections 268.121 – 268.122 of the law against genocide in International Criminal Court Consequential Amendments Act 2002. The release on 29 November of The Family Matters Report 2017 details the 'escalating national crisis’ of the rate of removal of First Nations children from families. From our perspective the core issue is being left out of the debate. Removal of children from the group is one of the five definitions of genocide. The alarming rate of the removal of First Nations children 'from the group’ is only possible because the Commonwealth of Australia has not imported the full force of the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. etc ... Read more about Time to fully import law against genocide - Family Matters national crisis

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