Recognition has a lot to do with reconciliation—the two go hand in hand.
As it stands, the Australian Constitution does not recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first Australians, and parts of the Constitution do not treat all Australians equally.
It’s time to RECOGNISE Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia’s Constitution. It’s the right thing to do.
For more information visit www.recognise.org.au
You can also read Reconciliation Australia’s submission to the Expert Panel and the Q&A factsheet on Indigenous Australians and the Constitution