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Have your say on Reserved Seat pathways by 31 October 2020

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There's still time to have your say on additional recognition pathways for Reserved Seat membership…

Community consultation: Truth-telling Terms of Reference

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The First Peoples of Victoria have resolved to work with the State of Victoria to…

Youth Yarning Treaty: Livestream Video

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Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for our Youth Yarning Treaty…

Facebook Livestream: Youth Yarning Treaty

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We are excited to invite you to our Youth Yarning Treaty Facebook livestream this Thursday…

First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria Update – October 2020

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We are proud to share with you our current progress on the journey towards Treaties.…

Truth-telling

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What is truth-telling? Truth-telling is a process of openly sharing historical truths after periods of…

Elders’ Voice sample model for community consultation

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Sample model for the Elders' Voice The First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria has been working…

First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria Annual Report to Parliament 2020

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The First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria Annual Report to Parliament 2020 was tabled in Parliament…

Assembly Chamber Communique – August 2020

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2 September 2020 The First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria Chamber met on 27-28 August 2020. …

August Assembly Chamber Meeting Agenda | 27-28 August 2020

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The First Peoples Assembly is meeting for the next Chamber Meeting on 27-28 August 2020.…

Facebook Livestream – What is the Elders’ Voice: 5pm on Tuesday 11 August 2020

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  Join our Assembly members in discussion about what the Elders' Voice is on Facebook…

Call for submissions from community around the Assembly’s work

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The First Peoples’ Assembly welcomes submissions on areas of interest to the Assembly’s work on…

Facebook Livestream: What is the Elders’ Voice – 11 August 2020

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The First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria is excited to invite you to get involved in…

Facebook Livestream: What should be in the Treaty Negotiation Framework? | 21 July 2020

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Join our next Facebook Livestream event with Assembly Members Jamie Lowe, Geraldine Atkinson, Rueben Berg…

Assembly Podcast: Matthew Burns on the Treaty Negotiation Framework

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

Bundle of rights: Examples of rights available under statewide and local Treaties

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The Assembly is seeking community input on the development of these bundles of rights, and…

Our journey to building a community-led Treaty framework

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Since the establishment of the Assembly in December 2019, the journey towards Treaties for Victorian…

Koorie Youth Council – Treaty Yarning Circle: 1 July 2020

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Koorie Youth Council are hosting an online Treaty Yarning Circle with First Peoples' Assembly members…

Assembly Chamber Communique – June 2020

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The First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria Chamber met on 18-19 June 2020.  The meeting was…

June Assembly Chamber Meeting Outcome: Treaty, Treaties, or both | 19 June 2020

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In an historic decision, the Assembly Chamber just agreed its preferred position on Treaty, Treaties,…

June Assembly Chamber Meeting: Member-led business summary | 18 June 2020

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The First Peoples’ Assembly are meeting from 18-19 June 2020 via Zoom due to social…

MEDIA: After a thunderous fortnight, First Peoples’ Assembly to advance state treaty – The Age

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First Peoples' Assembly Co-Chair Geraldine Atkinson spoke to The Age ahead of the next Chamber…

June Assembly Chamber Meeting Agenda | 18-19 June 2020

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The First Peoples Assembly is meeting for the next Chamber Meeting on 18-19 June 2020.…

BLAK LIVES MATTER – Which is why we need Treaty

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“People in Australia don’t have the understanding of the history of police killings.” Journalist Alexis…

The Treaty Authority Committee on Community Consultation

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Treaty Authority committee members outline some of the key discussion points for this week's community…

Upcoming Facebook Livestream: Getting to know the Treaty Authority

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Join our next Facebook Live event with Assembly members Ngarra Murray, Marcus Stewart, Leanne Miller…

National Sorry Day 2020 Message from the Assembly

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We remember the wrongs of the past, recognise the ongoing hurt the Stolen Generations and…

Assembly Board Communique 8 May 2020

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On 8 May 2020, the First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria Board met via video link.…

Assembly Podcast Episode 3

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We speak with Rueben Berg, member of the Assembly, in the lead up to the…

Welcome to our new CEO

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After an extensive national and international search, the Assembly Board today appointed Mr Andrew (Andy)…

Treaty, Treaties, or both?

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The Assembly must decide which Treaty model will bring about the best benefits for Aboriginal…

Upcoming online engagement

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The next phase of our engagement on the Treaty process will be held online due…

Assembly Podcast Episode 2

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

Assembly Board Communique 3 April 2020

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The First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria Board met via video link on the 3rd of…

Stay Safe. Stay Strong.

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It is our hope that communities and the broader public are fully aware of the…

Treaty Work Continues

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During this difficult time, the Assembly will remain active towards our journey to Treaty throughout…

Stolen Generations Redress Scheme

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We are encouraged the Government has listened to members of the Assembly who raised a…

Assembly Communique – February 2020

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The Assembly gathered over two days on the 27th and 28th of February at the…