Media statements and releases on Reconciliation Australia's programs and projects, and on relevant national issues.
Proposed RDA changes will weaken reconciliation
New changes in Government’s recent draft bill will not achieve reconciled, just and equitable Australia.
Now is not the time to open the door to bigotry
Dr Tom Calma AO and Melinda Cilento provide a statement on the protection against racial discrimination and vilification.
Time for Governments to recommit to Closing the Gap
Government must re-pledge commitment towards overcoming Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander disadvantages
Federal Court judgement demonstrates need for effective governance
Decision by Federal Court evidence of need for more suitable governance within various organisations.
Racial vilification laws key to reconciliation
Racial vilification complaints increase despite Australia making progress towards reconciliation.
AFL Final – Reconciliation is already the winner
Fremantle Dockers and Hawthorn acknowledged for their leadership in advancing the cause of reconciliation.
Turning promises into actions
Newly elected Tony Abbott-led Coalition Government urged to maintain support for reconciliation and constitutional recognition.
Collaboration, partnerships and respect are key to Aboriginal success
Community involvement, leadership and Government support key to improving economic and social outcomes.
New Congress Co-Chairs
Les Malezer and Kirstie Parker recently announced as Co-Chair’s of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples.