Uphold & Recognise


28 July 2017

The Australian cited remarks by Geoffrey Winters and Professor Greg Craven in support of the proposed Indigenous advisory body. The remarks were made at an event hosted by Uphold & Recognise and the Australian Catholic University in Sydney on 26 July.

24 July 2017

Sean Gordon and David Allinson from Uphold & Recognise are signatories of a statement that supports the Referendum Council’s recommendations from 30 June. The Australian cited the full list of signatories.

19 July 2017

The Australian wrote about Noel Pearson and the two founders of Uphold & Recognise: “Mr Pearson [adopted] the ideas put forward by constitutional conservatives Julian Leeser and Damien Freeman, who suggested an extra-constitutional declaration would protect the nation’s blueprint from unintended legal consequences while allowing for more poetic and full-spirited expression.”

5 June 2017

An article about Sean Gordon, the Chairman of Uphold & Recognise, is available at The Daily Telegraph’s website: “What we’re trying to achieve in constitutional recognition is Indigenous empowerment that allows us to start to have some control over our own affairs.”

30 May 2017

Jeff Kennett in The Herald Sun: "Uphold, recognise and celebrate. Count me in!”

Reviews of The Forgotten People

The Forgotten People is a book co-edited by Damien Freeman from Uphold & Recognise and Shireen Morris from the Cape York Institute. It is available for purchase via Melbourne University Press.