Aboriginal justice after the referendum

Australia’s referendum to vote on Constitutional recognition of First Peoples is part of a many decades-long history of advocacy for self-determination. The referendum moment was not the beginning nor the end of the work that needs to be done.

The Wide Open Air Exchange spoke with Aboriginal justice advocate Peta MacGillivray, a Kalkutungu woman, lawyer and doctoral researcher with strong connections to community and you can listen to the audio here.


Feature image L-R: Barbie-Lee Kirby (Ngiyambaa, Wailwan, Barkindji-Marourba, Gamilaraay, Yuwaalaray woman from Brewarrina), Peta MacGillivray (Kalkutungu) and Kristy Kennedy (Barkindji and Ngarrindjeri woman from Bourke) at the ochre beds in Brewarrina. Photo: Gemma McKinnon (Barkindji).

Thursday 16th of November, 2023

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