Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Justice
All are invited to the book launch for "In the Absence of Treaty" published by 'concerned Australians' on Tuesday, 28 January 2014 at Gleebooks in Sydney. This book explores the current inadequacy of the process used in engaging with Aboriginal people and hints at the only possible solution: treaties.
NAIDOC Week is a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and an opportunity to recognise the contributions of Indigenous Australians. This year’s theme proudly celebrates the 50th anniversary of the presentation of the Bark Petitions of the Yolngu people of Yirrkala to the Federal Parliament. Let us remind ourselves of what is happening for these people today and remember them in our prayer.
Murri Ministry is now in its 21st year of helping Indigenous Catholics in the Brisbane Archdiocese. Paul Dobbyn of The Catholic Leader spoke to some of the key figures in this ecumenical ministry that involves working with communities, advocacy and offering pastoral and spiritual assistance consistent with Aboriginal culture and tradition.
The CRA Justice Network urges you to take action on the rapidly increasing number of children in the Northern Territory being moved into out-of-home care, which repeats the agonising experience of the Stolen Generation.
Following the support given to the Gove Case, Sr Suzette Clark rsc of the CRA Justice Network urges us to pray for justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
Ash Wednesday marks the 5th anniversary of the Apology to the Stolen Generations. The Justice Network invites you to celebrate the Apology and begin your Lenten journey by focusing your prayer, fasting and giving of alms on a specific justice issue for our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sisters and brothers.