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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Justice

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Wednesday, 12 July 2017 21:13

Joy as Arrernte language Bible launches

naidoc wk languages poster 150The people of Central Australia recently celebrated NAIDOC week with the launch of the Bible translated into the local Arrernte language – a project which has taken more than 30 years to come to fruition.

uluruThe Uluru Statement Work Group asks Australians to support the call for constitutional and legislative change in the Uluru Statement from the Heart to to give Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples a voice and authority over decisions that affect them. 

referendum council logoThe Referendum Council website educates on constitutional recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and offers an online platform to make your voice heard.

ARRCC ark150In the wake of news last week on concerns about the Adani coal mine and challenges to the integrity of the current Native Title Act, the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC) is asking everyone to stand with the Wangan and Jagalingou through a petition letter.

aboriginal men holding flagIndigenous sovereignty is explored in the March 2017 edition of Just In Time, a publication on social justice from the Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes in NSW or CLRI(NSW).

PopeFrancis150Pope Francis sends a response to a video message recorded in Alice Springs from those who experienced the impact of St John Paul II’s iconic words to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Alice Springs on 29 November 1986.

John Paul II Alice SpringsOn Sunday 27th November 2016, church leaders, parishes and Indigenous communities will gather together to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of Saint John Paul II's (JPII) visit to Alice Springs in the heart of Australia on 29th November 1986, promoting not only rebirth and hope but justice and equal rights of indigenous peoples.

aboriginal art pixabay150The Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, the only national publication written by, and for, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers celebrated its 40th anniversary with a special edition at the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association (NATSIHWA) conference last week in Brisbane.

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