While our timelines, newsfeeds and media may have been full of all things Federal Budget (see our coverage) over the past week, much else has been happening, not least calls for an apology and reparations that are fit(ting) for a King, major milestones, and lots of reading, listening and dates to pencil in.
The Wiyi Yani U Thangani Summit, hosted this week by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar in Canberra, has been one not to miss: see below in case you did, but also you can watch final sessions tomorrow (Thursday) via the Australian Human Rights Commission livestream here.
It’s surreal that a white person in power admitting something so obvious and undeniable somehow still feels like a huge achievement.”
Read the Wiyi Yani U Thangani Report (2020)
Read the petition to King Charles to formally apologise for acts of genocide & colonisation
Roadmaps and roadblocks?
Read: A road map for a world protected from pandemic threats
Read the full report: Care criminalisation of children with disability in child protection systems
Read the full thread from US climate scientist Prof Katharine Hayhoe
Assange, Kennedy & Biden
Read: A Kingly proposal: Letter from Julian Assange to King Charles III
Listen: Former Foreign Affairs Minister Bob Carr re Assange on Late Night Live
Commercial AND digital determinants
More media matters
Important reading and listening
Read the SNAICC Stronger ACCOs, Stronger Families report
Read: Using the Cardiff model to reduce late-night alcohol-related presentations in regional Australia
Listen to Birthing and Justice with Dr Ruth De Souza
….or not reading
Read El Gibbs Twitter thread of the final day: Content Warning