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Hear directly from our Assembly Members what matters to them and what they’re working towards in the Treaty process.


Great Response to Truth-telling Discussion

March 31, 2021
Thank you to everyone who tuned in for our Yoo-rrook Justice Commission livestream discussion, featuring...
National Close The Gap Day 2021
March 18, 2021
Today is National Close the Gap Day – a significant day for all Australians, but...
The Age: A first for truth-telling in our nation’s history — Marcus Stewart Op-ed
March 9, 2021
Tuesday marked a historic day for all Australians. For the first time in our history,...
Celebrating International Women’s Day 2021
March 8, 2021
It’s International Women’s Day, and today and every day, we celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait...
Herald Sun: Indigenous names reflect history too — Marcus Stewart Op-ed
February 19, 2021
Last week when Australia was discussing racism following the report commissioned by Collingwood Football Club,...
Oped: Marking the anniversary of the Cummeragunja Walk-off — Geraldine Atkinson
February 4, 2021
On this day, 82 years ago, some 200 Aboriginal people, including my grandmother and her...
Assembly Members share their views on January 26
January 20, 2021
In the lead up to January 26 — a day that the Assembly recognises as...
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On Michael McCormack’s Comments — Marcus Stewart Op-ed
January 12, 2021
It was shocking and downright frightening to hear comments from Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack...
Truth-telling Livestream Video
November 27, 2020
Thank you to everyone who joined us for a conversation about Truth-telling and how community...
Youth Yarning Treaty: Livestream Video
November 25, 2020
Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for our Youth Yarning Treaty...
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Miss Soul’s Table Yarns — Ep 2: Geraldine Atkinson
November 15, 2020
In Miss Soul’s Table Yarns, Assembly Member Nartarsha Bamblett, Miss Soul, will be having yarns with...
Miss Soul’s Table Yarns — Ep 1: Marcus Stewart
October 31, 2020
In Miss Soul's Table Yarns, Assembly Member Nartarsha Bamblett, Miss Soul, will be having yarns...
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Assembly Podcast: Matthew Burns on the Treaty Negotiation Framework
July 17, 2020

In the lead up to the next Facebook live event about ‘What should be in the…

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BLAK LIVES MATTER – Which is why we need Treaty
June 4, 2020
“People in Australia don’t have the understanding of the history of police killings.” Journalist Alexis...
Community consultations
The Treaty Authority Committee on Community Consultation
June 2, 2020

Treaty Authority committee members outline some of the key discussion points for this week’s community consultation.

Members Treaty Negotiation Framework
Assembly Podcast Episode 3
May 11, 2020

We speak with Rueben Berg, member of the Assembly, in the lead up to the treaty model engagement, indigenous law expert, Professor John Borrows from BC.

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Assembly Podcast Episode 2
April 10, 2020

Co-Chair of the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria, Marcus Stewart, discusses the key roles of the Assembly under legislation.

Assembly Chairs, Geraldine Atkinson and Marcus Stewart
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Message to community – December 2019
December 13, 2019
Your Assembly members have met for two days in Melbourne at Parliament House. This is...
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I’m proud of our mob – we are doing unprecedented work
November 10, 2019
By Jill Gallagher, Treaty Advancement Commissioner Do you know how many of our people vote...