Media statements and releases on Reconciliation Australia's programs and projects, and on relevant national issues.
The next step towards constitutional recognition
The Joint Select Committee’s interim report is an important step towards constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Recognise campaign successful in raising awareness
Reconciliation Australia’s official statement addressing recent commentary and opinion surrounding the Recognise campaign.
An historic step towards treaty and reconciliation
Victoria has taken a significant step towards reconciliation in establishing Australia’s first-ever treaty legislation.
Renewed momentum on 30th anniversary of Barunga statement
The historic Barunga Statement called for a national treaty recognising Aboriginal prior ownership and the affirmation of First People’s rights.
Budget ignores Closing the Gap despite overhaul
Reconciliation Australia’s statement in response to the 2018-19 Federal Budget announcement.
No place for racism in Australia
Reconciliation Australia’s statement regarding Brian Fletcher’s response to racial abuse experienced by South Sydney player and captain Greg Inglis.
Apology anniversary: reflecting on historical acceptance
A decade on, the National Apology to the Stolen Generations remains a major turning point that shows the importance of historical acceptance.
Failure to close the gap is proof of need for Indigenous voice
The establishment of an Indigenous voice to parliament would help address key problems outlined in a 10-year review of the Closing the Gap strategy.
Reconciliation Australia welcomes growing awareness of need to change the date
On the 80th anniversary of the first Day of Mourning, it seems that more Australians than ever are open to changing the date of Australia Day.