Media articles and Reports


Shane Houston, 'Constitutionbal recognition for Indigenous Australians is a once-in-a-generation contribution to our nation's identity', The Age, 8 June 2015

Miles Morgan, 'Tony Abbott 'wasting his time' on constitutional recognition: Leyonhjelm', SBS Online, 3 June 2015

Anna Henderson, 'Constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people has majority support, Recognise poll finds', ABC Online, 18 May 2015

Harold Ludwick, 'Nothing to be afraid of in giving Aboriginal citizens constitutional rights', The Age, 21 April 2015

George Williams, 'Recognition of Indigenous Australians in constitution will help alleviate disadvantage', Sydney Morning Herald, 11 April 2015

Dan Harrison, 'Constitutional recognition for Indiegnous Australia has had enough delays', The Canberra Times, 24 January 2015.


Eliza Burrello, 'Prime Minister wants vote on Indigenous Constitutional Recognition on 50th anniversary of 1967 referendum', ABC Online, 12 December 2014

Dan Harrison, 'Mick Dodson argues for minimalist approach to Indigenous constitutional recognition', The Canberra Times, 12 November 2014

Robert Manne, 'Dawning of Abbott's belief in Indigenous constitutional recognition', The Saturday Paper, 27 September 2014.

Mungo MacCallum, 'Indigenous recognition is more than just words', ABC The Drum, 22 September 2014

Latika Bourke, 'Tony Abbott rules out Indigenous change to constitution in 2016, saying 'election would cruel it', Sydney Morning Herald, 17 September 2014

Rachel Hocking and Simon Leo Brown, 'Indigenous camapign builds against constitutional recognition', ABC Online, 10 July 2014


Australian Government: Closing the Gap. 'Aussies hit the road for constitutional recognition', 29 July 2013

Josh Frydenberg and Richard Marles, 'Let's join hands to eradicate a historical wrong', The Australian, 1 June 2013

Gabi Hollows, 'Twists and turns on the path to reconciliation', Sydney Morning Herald, 30 May 2013

Dan Box, 'Yes vote will mean no more lost generations', The Australian, 27 May 2013

David Chen, 'Indigenous leader fights for constituional recognition', ABC News, 27 May 2013

Tom Cowie, 'Campaign for indigenous recognition - the next step', The Courier, 27 May 2013

Katharine Murphy, 'Tanya Hosch: adoption, dislocation and the fight for recognition', 27 May 2013

Steve Lillebeun, 'Healing journey for indigenous recognition', NEWS.Com, 26 May 2013

Stuart Rintoul, 'Abbott to complete constitutional journey of recognition for indigenous', The Australian, 26 May 2013

Noel Pearson, 'Next step is for Australia to leave race behind', The Australian, 25 May 2013

Stuart Rintoul, 'Recognise this: reform will bind us as a nation', The Australian, 25 May 2013


Patricia Karvelas, 'Backing sought for indigenous Constitution push', The Australian, 30 July 2012.

Nicola Berkovic, 'A-G calls for yes voters to be heard', The Australian, 1 July 2012

Nicola Roxon, 'A static Constitution? A very Australian standoff', speech at Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies, 19 July 2012.

Jan Dennis, 'Shaarn speaks, leaders listen', Camden Courier, 18 July 2012

Michael Dodson, ‘UC lecture: Mick Dodson discusses Indigenous constitutional recognition’, University of Canberra, 15 July 2012.

Crispin Hull, 'Native title presents a conundrum', Canberra Times,14 July 2012.

Dan Harrison, ‘Dodson shows support for constitutional ban on racial discrimination’, Sydney Morning Herald, 12 July 2012

Joe Kelly, ‘Constitutional change should bury 'white Australia', Mick Dodson urges’,The Australian, 11 July 2012

Chris Graham, ‘Constitutional reform: there’s a sucker born every minute’, Chris Graham At Large, 11 July 2012

Radio National, ‘Where to now for Constitutional Recognition of Indigenous Australians?’, 9 July 2012

Rachel Siewert, ‘It's time the constitution recognised Indigenous Australia’, ABC The Drum, 9 July 2012

Patricia Karvelas, Parties told: unite to save indigenous referendum’, The Australian, 6 July 2012

Frank Brennan, ‘Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in Australia's Constitution’, 5 July 2012

Patricia Karvelas, ‘Tony Abbott 'key' to yes vote on referendum’, The Australian,5 July 2012

Patricia Karvelas, ‘Rob Oakeshott urges action on indigenous referendum’, The Australian,5 July 2012

Michael Anderson, ‘A Sovereign Treaty is the only constitutional reform with the potential of justice for Aboriginal Nations and Peoples’, National Unity Government, 23 June 2012

Patricia Karvelas, ‘Referendum's timing 'fluid'’, The Australian, 18 April 2012

Patricia Karvelas,  ‘Former ALP National Secretary Tim Gartrell to run indigenous referendum campaign’, The Australian, 17 April 2012

Sarah Martin, ‘Aboriginal referendum 'not wise' in this climate’, The Australian, 29 May, 2012

John Croker, ‘The next step after Mabo’, Canberra Times, May 28, 2012

Patricia Karvelas, ‘Young Aborigines push for`yes' to recognition’, The Australian, 29 March 2012

Michael Mansell, ‘Constitutional report won’t right past wrongs’, Tracker, 13 February 2012

Stuart Rintoul, ‘Constitutional recognition 'powerful', says Sorry Day committee’, The Australian, February 13 2012

Jon Altman, ‘Will constitutional recognition advance Australia fair?’, Crikey, 10 February 2012

Cheryl Saunders, ‘Indigenous recognition: we can’t afford to water down constitutional reform ‘, The Conversation, 8 February 2012

Pat Dudgeon, ‘Dudgeon: constitution helps undo silence harming Aboriginal Australia’, Crikey, 3 February 2012

Paul Kildea, ‘Recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: the “what” and “how”’, Inside Story, 2 February 2012

Michael Brull, ‘A reply to Windschuttle’, Overland Blog, 1 February 2012.

Stuart Rintoul, ‘Riot won't affect constitutional reform to recognise indigenous, says Pat Dodson’, The Australian, 31 January 2012

Anne Twomey, ‘Indigenous recognition and the Section 25 quandary’, The Conversation, 31 January 2012

Keith Windschuttle, ‘A case of legal deception about our 'racist' constitution’, ABC The Drum, 27 January 2012

Michael Brull, ‘Windschuttle an authority on constitutional law?’, ABC The Drum, 25 January 2012

Keith Windschuttle,  ‘The Constitution is anything but racist’, The Australian, 24 January 2012

Alistair MacRae, ‘Constitutional reform: choosing the path of hope’, ABC The Drum, 23 January 2012

Michael Anderson, ‘Proposed constitutional reforms are treasonous and fraudulent!, Treaty Republic, 20 January 2012

Charles Richardson, ‘Constitutional change unlikely, as usual’, Crikey, 20 January 2012

Amy McQuire, ‘Constitutional reform report sparks mixed reviews, Tracker, 19 January 2012

Marcia Langton & Megan Davis, 'An answer to the race question', The Australian (Sydney), 21 January, 2012 An opinion piece

Patricia Karvelas, 'Historic Constitution Vote Over Indigenous Recognition Facing Hurdles', The Australian (Sydney), 20 January 2012

Natasha Robinson & Patricia Karvelas, 'Pressure on Tony Abbott to Engage for Change', The Australian (Sydney), 20 January 2012

Natasha Robinson, 'Faith and Hard Work Paid Off in 1967 Referendum', The Australian (Sydney), 20 January 2012

Nicolas Rothwell, 'Experts Double Message Hard to Sell', The Australian (Sydney), 20 January 2012

'Push to Recognise Indigenous Australians in the Constitution', The Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney), 20 January 2012

'It's Time to Cut Racism from the Constitution', The Age (Melbourne), 20 January 2012

Mark Leibler, 'Racism Still Shadows our History', The Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney), 20 January 2012

Bianca Hall, 'Belief in the Constitution for Change', Sydney Morning Herald, 19 January 2012

Dan Harrison, 'Push to Erase Racist Laws', Sydney Morning Herald, 20 January 2012

'Australia looks at Place of Indigenous People', ABC Radio (Online), 20 January 2102

Timothy McDonald, 'Panel Reports to Govt on Indigenous Constitutional Change', ABC Radio (Online), 19 January 2012

Lisa Martin, 'Support Grows for Indigenous Recognition', The Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney), 19 January 2102

'Report Advises on Indigenous Constitutional Recognition', ABC News (Online), 19 January 2012

'Constitution Changes Likely to be Politically Divisive', ABC Radio (Online), 19 January 2012

'Australia to Better Recognize Aboriginals',, 18 January 2012

Jethro Mullen, 'Australian Panel to Recommend Changing Constitution to Recognize Aborigines',, 18 January 2012

George Williams, 'A Referendum that Can, and Should, be Won', The Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney), 17 January 2012

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