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‘Nullius’: water, law and overcoming the colonial project

‘Nullius’: water, law and overcoming the colonial project

The following is a lecture given at Duke University in the United States by Senior Specialist Lawyer Dr Bruce Lindsay. The intersecting space of environmental law and First Nations’ justice in our country is part of a wider canvas which relates to structural and...

In solidarity with Black Lives Matter

In solidarity with Black Lives Matter

As an organisation advocating for a legal system with equality at its core, we are incredibly disappointed that our laws and the police who enforce them have failed First Nations communities. The lack of accountability for the 437 deaths in police custody must be...

First Nations group proposes changes to Australia’s water law

First Nations group proposes changes to Australia’s water law

The Water Act is ‘substantially inconsistent’ with Australia’s commitments to international conventions, a Traditional Owner group has told the South Australian Royal Commission into the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. The Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations...

Uluru Statement from the Heart: a response from EJA

Uluru Statement from the Heart: a response from EJA

EJA's response to the landmark Uluru Statement from the Heart. On 26 May 2017 delegates representing First Nations from all over Australia concluded and published the Uluru Statement from the Heart. The Statement was the outcome of deliberations of more than 250...

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