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Posted Jan 26, 2021 by MargaretH


Calling all CCJP members and friends. Dean Parkin at From the Heart asked us to join them in a week of action. The Co-design Report for an Indigenous Voice to Parliament has just been released by the Government and we now enter a time of discussion and consultation. We can ...more

Letter to the Minister regarding Rio Tinto's destruction of Sacred Sites

Posted Jun 25, 2020 by MargaretH

Updated on Jun 25, 2020 by MargaretH

Letter to the Minister Dear Minister I write on behalf of Catholics in Coalition for Justice and Peace Sydney,  to express our deep dismay at the wanton destruction of the two sacred sites at Juukan Gorge  WA by Rio Tinto Ltd.  As a faith-based organisation we understand the spiritual importance of ...more

Just Now - October 2019 edition

Posted Oct 10, 2019 by MargaretH

Two and a half years after the Statement of the Heart, the latest edition of 'Just Now' from the CRA Justice Committee looks at the journey to A CONSTITUTIONAL VOICE FOR INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS and separates the facts from various fictions. ...more

Let's really talk about constitutional recognition

Posted Feb 18, 2019 by MargaretH

Let's really talk about constitutional recognition

Jennifer Newman's Sunday seminar on 17 February 2019 took us to understanding the two-way movement required for true decolonisation of Australia's history of over 60,200 years and for seeking equal participation in the national polity. ...more