Self-determination

Always independent: An interview with Murrawarri Republic Chair Fred Hooper

This weekend in Brisbane, the Referendum Council is holding the last of the Dialogues : a series of meetings with First Nations peoples to discuss the issue of recognising the nation's Indigenous people within the Australian constitution. The findings from the meetings will be reported at a First Nations Convention at Uluru in late May.
However, for many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people constitutional recognition is a token gesture - Fred Hooper Chairman of Murrawarri Republic explains the process his people have taken to declare their sovereignty. Read more about Always independent: An interview with Murrawarri Republic Chair Fred Hooper

DRAFT AGENDA - Sovereignty Workshop & Frontier Wars Memorial March - Canberra 22 - 26 April 2017

Sovereignty Workshop & Frontier Wars Memorial March

AGENDA for the Sovereignty Workshop & Frontier Wars Memorial March at the Aboriginal Embassy Canberra 22 to 26 April 2016.

This gathering will include the Annual Memorial March for all of our people who fell in battle or were mercilessly slaughtered in the Massacres, Frontier Wars and conflicts that were ongoing for well over 150 years after the arrival of the First Fleet. Read more about DRAFT AGENDA - Sovereignty Workshop & Frontier Wars Memorial March - Canberra 22 - 26 April 2017

Beware of the programmed de-Aboriginalised Aboriginals

de-aboriginalising througn constitution recognition

'We do need to understand who is running the Referendum Council, which is now trying to distance itself from the failed Recognise and Reconciliation campaign for the constitutional inclusion of the words 'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders'. This engine room they call the 'Referendum Council' must be urgently scrutinised. Who are these people and what are their backgrounds?' - Ghillar, Michael Anderson provides an overview of the deceit by our own people who are being led by a government with a treacherous agenda. Read more about Beware of the programmed de-Aboriginalised Aboriginals

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

Sovereign Union Submission to Senate on NTA (ILUA) Amendment

Attorney-General, Senator George Brandis

Sovereign Union's brief submission to the 'Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee', which was written in much haste, as the notice impending was extremely limited and many First Nations groups would have not only be unaware of the proposed changes, many others who were probably informed would not have had the resources to provide a written presentation, whilst others who use oral communication in their own language as their principal communication method completely obliterated from any form of action on something highly significant on matters relating to their country and culture. Read more about Sovereign Union Submission to Senate on NTA (ILUA) Amendment

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