ARCHBISHOP PHILIP FREIER

Reconciliation Archive


Reconciliation


Time to recognise our first peoples

10 Nov 2017  On 26 October the Australian Government gave its response to the Referendum Council’s report on Constitutional Recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Significantly, it rejected the idea of providing a constitutional “Voice to Pa..Read More

Reconciliation


‘The Lazarus of Australia’

06 Jul 2017  Australian history, as taught in the 20th century, involves stirring tales of heroism and adventure in which the Indigenous people occupied the background as wild people who were soon pacificed by the expansion of civilisation. In fact white settlemen..Read More