Dedicated Indigenous Parliamentary seats


Legal, Constitutional and Administrative Review Committee, Parliament of Queensland, Hands on Parliament – A Parliamentary Committee Inquiry into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PeoplesParticipation in Queensland’s Democratic Process (2003)

Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues, Parliament of New South Wales, Enhancing Aboriginal Political Representation: Inquiry into Dedicated Seats in the New South Wales Parliament (1998)

Journal Articles

John Chesterman, ‘Chosen by the People? How Federal Parliamentary Seats Might Be Reserved for Indigenous Australians Without Changing the Constitution’ (2006) Federal Law Review 261

Catherine J Iorns, ‘Dedicated Parliamentary Seats for Indigenous Peoples: Political Representation as an Element of Indigenous Self-Determination’ (2003) 10 Murdoch University Electronic Journal of Law 4

Alexander Reilly, ‘Dedicated Seats in the Federal Parliament for Indigenous Australians: The Theoretical Case and its Practical Possibility’ (2001) 2 Balayi: Culture, Law and Colonialism 85

Johanna Sutherland and Wynne Russell, ‘Reserved Seats for Indigenous Australians?’ (1998) 4(8) Indigenous Law Bulletin 13

Other Resources

John Ah-Kit, ‘Reconciliation and Constitutional Issues: Participation in Government –Sovereignty or Subjugation?’ (Speech delivered to the Australian Reconciliation Convention, 1997)

Brian Lloyd, ‘Dedicated Indigenous Representation in the Australian Parliament’ (Research Paper No 23, Australian Parliamentary Library, 18 March 2009)

Georgina McGill, ‘Reserved Seats in Parliament for Indigenous Peoples – The Maori Example’ (Research Note No 51, Australian Parliamentary Library, June 1997)

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