Upholding the Big Ideas: Options for Discussion
We believe that it is possible to recognise Indigenous peoples in a way that is practical, fair, and that would enhance our law making processes when it comes to Indigenous affairs. To read more, download our short booklet series, below:
To download each paper as a PDF file, click the titles above. To download all four papers via a single Zip file, click here.
Submissions to the Joint Select Committee
Uphold & Recognise recently made two submissions to the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
The first submission contained the four policy documents in ‘Upholding the Big Ideas: Options for Discussion’, in the U&R monograph series, below. These were launched at Parliament House by the Hon. Michael Kirby on 26 June 2018: to see a report of the launch event click here.
The second submission, made jointly with Australian Catholic University’s PM Glynn Institute, was made in response to the Committee’s interim report. It can be downloaded by clicking this link.
The Australian Declaration of Recognition
by Damien Freeman and Julian Leeser
Foreword to “Practical Recognition from the Mobs’ Perspective”
by Tim Wilson, MP
Practical Recognition from the Mobs’ Perspective
by Warren Mundine
This Whispering in Our Hearts
by David Allinson
Claiming the Common Ground for Recognition
by Sean Gordon
Upholding the Big Ideas
by Uphold & Recognise and the PM Glynn Institute