Victoria passes historic law to create Indigenous treaty framework

It is the first ever Australian legislation stating intent to negotiate a treaty

  • Calla Wahlquist
  • The Guardian

The Victoria parliament has passed legislation that will create a framework for negotiating a treaty with Aboriginal people.

Wala 2bIt is the first time legislation stating a formal intent to negotiate a treaty or treaties with Aboriginal people has ever been adopted by an Australian parliament, and comes as a federal parliamentary committee conducts hearings to examine national options for…

Other jurisdictions have also begun a…

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