Senator Lidia Thorpe yarns with First Nations Elders and Activists about the injustices facing First Nations peoples and importantly, the solutions and opportunities that can come from self determination through the right policy.
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This election join Lidia Thorpe, Dorinda Cox and the millions of voices demanding change. It’s time to change our parliaments so that we’re all truly represented.
Transformative change is possible. A path to Treaty, an inclusive and fair nation and a safe climate future are all within our reach. It’s time for big systemic changes.
To change Parliament, we have to change those within it. On 18 October 2021 Dorinda Cox was sworn into Federal Parliament and made history as the First Aboriginal woman to represent Western Australia in the Senate. Dorinda Cox is a Yamatji-Noongar woman with a strong record of working for social justice in her community; locally, globally and nationally. Dorinda is the mother of two daughters...
Sovereignty, as the inherent right of First Nations peoples to exercise custodianship over land, water and sky, is the system of governance that looks after Country and community. It so happens that it is also what local government is supposed to do for our contemporary municipal communities.
This nation needs a Treaty. We can’t change the past, but we can build a better future and that starts with bringing people together. Senator Lidia Thorpe, Michael Anderson, Michael Mansell, Dorinda Cox & Celeste Liddle yarn about truth telling and Treaty.
Dr Tjanara Goreng Goreng introduces the concept of ‘sacred leadership’ – and shares how the knowledge and practices of Australia’s First Nations peoples can teach us all to be better, more humble leaders and custodians of our futures.