The flag is an important symbol of unity and identity for Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Truth-telling involves having honest conversations about this continent’s history.
You may have heard about Jandamarra, Yagan, Dundalli and Pemulwuy, but there are many other warriors that fought on the frontlines during the Frontier Wars.
The forced removal of children during the Stolen Generations created significant grief and trauma for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, the impact of which is still being felt today.
The Mabo decision was named after Eddie Koiki Mabo, and led to the Native Title Act.
The Barunga Statement called for self-determination and the granting of social, economic and cultural rights.
The Frontier Wars refers to a series of conflicts and events that happened in the first 140 years of British settlement in Australia.
Learn about the history of this flag, and what it means to Aboriginal people across Australia.
Race relations in Australia have a long and turbulent history. To truly improve, there needs to be significant change.