The Barunga Statement called for self-determination and the granting of social, economic and cultural rights.
On 1 May 1946, around 800 First Nations pastoral workers from over 25 different stations in north-west Western Australia went on strike for better wages and working conditions.
Land back is about changing systems that harm Country. It means a reckoning with the unjust ways land was stolen.
Neil Morris of DRMNGNOW yarns with us about what land back means to him and what a land back future could look like.
Water sovereignty is about First Nations people having control over waters they traditionally and rightfully own.
At the time of writing, 439 First Nations people have died in police custody in Australia since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody in 1991. None of these deaths have led to a single conviction of any person involved.
Talei Elu is a Saibai Koedal woman from Seisia — a small Torres Strait Islander community in remote Cape York. We yarned with Talei for our 5 Changemakers, 5 Days campaign.
Mililma May is a staunch Danggalaba Kulumbirigin Tiwi woman and co-founder of UP. We yarned with Mililma for our 5 Changemakers, 5 Days campaign.