Ken Wyatt

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Ken Wyatt warns Liberals that opposing Indigenous voice could add to ‘perceptions’ party is ‘racist’
Exclusive: Former Coalition minister says of Dutton’s calls for detail: ‘if [he] was given [the answers] in tablet form from Moses, he still would not accept them’

Lorena Allam and Josh Butler

24, Mar, 2023 @3:15 AM

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Australians urged to back Indigenous voice to parliament in History is Calling campaign
First Nations leaders call for referendum to ‘do what 1967 didn’t do, which is empower our people’

Caitlin Cassidy

08, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Company that retains exclusive rights to make Aboriginal flags says Coalition has ‘misled’ community
‘Freeing’ of flag design does not extend to actual flags, according to manufacturers Carroll & Richardson Flagworld

Lorena Allam

27, Jan, 2022 @7:04 AM

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Indigenous Voice model revealed – but no national representation until after 2022 election
It’s unclear if the national body will be legislated with Labor branding the announcement a ‘fail’ that bears ‘little resemblance to the Uluru Statement’

Paul Karp

16, Dec, 2021 @11:52 PM

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Indigenous voice to parliament legislation ‘imminent’, Coalition sources say
Voice design panel co-chair Tom Calma ‘very keen to see it happen before the election’, but it could be divisive in Aboriginal community

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

18, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘Failures at every level’: changes needed to stop destruction of Aboriginal heritage after Juukan Gorge
Rio Tinto blast just one of many instances where Indigenous culture has been victim of development and commerce

Lorena Allam

18, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Coalition commits $1bn to Closing the Gap measures to reduce disadvantage for Indigenous Australians
Redress scheme to offer $75,000 to survivors of stolen generations in recognition of harm caused by forced removal

Katharine Murphy Political editor and AAP

04, Aug, 2021 @10:32 PM

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Coalition reviews Indigenous jobs program that gave $90m to companies including Crown
At least $91.7m was allocated to 10 of Australia’s biggest companies, including Crown, Wesfarmers, Woolworths, Fortescue Metals and Accor Hotels

Lorena Allam Indigenous affairs editor

16, Jul, 2021 @4:28 AM

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Aboriginal flag quietly turns 50 amid last-minute date change and copyright dispute
Federal government now says true birthday of the ‘powerful design’ is 9 July, despite being celebrated for many decades on 12 July

Lorena Allam

12, Jul, 2021 @5:23 AM

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Low rate of Indigenous vaccination a worry, says minister, as NT Covid cases rise to seven
‘I don’t want to see any deaths,’ says Ken Wyatt, pointing to significant vaccine hesitancy in some communities

Katharine Murphy and Lorena Allam

28, Jun, 2021 @11:01 AM

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Liberal senator says Coalition MPs shifting to support Indigenous voice to parliament
Andrew Bragg’s views backed by NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian, who says Uluru statement contains ‘deeply liberal ideas’

Katharine Murphy Political editor

08, Jun, 2021 @1:59 AM

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Barnaby Joyce says you can’t ‘redesign people’s brains’ with empathy training
Former deputy PM’s comments come after Andrew Laming forced to have training following complaints about his behaviour towards women

Sarah Martin

05, Apr, 2021 @1:59 AM

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