South West

Members

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December 5, 2019

Jordan Edwards

Assembly member for the South West Region, Jordan Edwards – a proud Gunditjmara, Arrernte and…
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November 26, 2019

Sissy Austin

Contact: sissya@firstpeoplesvic.org More information coming soon.
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November 26, 2019

Michael Bell

Contact: michaelb@firstpeoplesvic.org More information coming soon.

News

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August 3, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE: Historic first meeting between First Peoples’ Assembly and Victorian Government | 3 August 2020

  After seven months of meetings and consultation, the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria has…
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June 19, 2020

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

In an historic decision, the Assembly Chamber just agreed its preferred position on Treaty, Treaties,…
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June 18, 2020

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

The First Peoples’ Assembly are meeting from 18-19 June 2020 via Zoom due to social…
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June 15, 2020

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

First Peoples' Assembly Co-Chair Geraldine Atkinson spoke to The Age ahead of the next Chamber…
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June 4, 2020

BLAK LIVES MATTER – Which is why we need Treaty

“People in Australia don’t have the understanding of the history of police killings.” Journalist Alexis…
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June 2, 2020

The Treaty Authority Committee on Community Consultation

Treaty Authority committee members outline some of the key discussion points for this week's community…
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June 2, 2020

Upcoming Facebook Livestream: Getting to know the Treaty Authority

Join our next Facebook Live event with Assembly members Ngarra Murray, Marcus Stewart, Leanne Miller…
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May 26, 2020

National Sorry Day 2020 Message from the Assembly

We remember the wrongs of the past, recognise the ongoing hurt the Stolen Generations and…
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May 21, 2020

Assembly Board Communique 8 May 2020

On 8 May 2020, the First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria Board met via video link.…
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May 11, 2020

Assembly Podcast Episode 3

We speak with Rueben Berg, member of the Assembly, in the lead up to the…
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May 1, 2020

Treaty, Treaties, or both?

The Assembly must decide which Treaty model will bring about the best benefits for Aboriginal…
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April 25, 2020

Upcoming online engagement

The next phase of our engagement on the Treaty process will be held online due…
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April 10, 2020

Assembly Podcast Episode 2

Co-Chair of the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria, Marcus Stewart, discusses the key roles of…
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April 3, 2020

Assembly Board Communique 3 April 2020

The First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria Board met via video link on the 3rd of…
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March 5, 2020

Assembly Communique – February 2020

The Assembly gathered over two days on the 27th and 28th of February at the…
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December 13, 2019

Message to community – December 2019

Your Assembly members have met for two days in Melbourne at Parliament House. This is…
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December 10, 2019

Inaugural Co-Chairs of First Peoples’ Assembly elected

Marcus Stewart and Geraldine Atkinson have been elected as the inaugural Co-Chairs of the First…
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December 2, 2019

Groundbreaking Treaty process to formally proceed to next phase

The Treaty Advancement Commissioner, Jill Gallagher AO, has today formally recommended the Victorian Government move…
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November 10, 2019

I’m proud of our mob – we are doing unprecedented work

By Jill Gallagher, Treaty Advancement Commissioner Do you know how many of our people vote…
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November 10, 2019

Update: First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria election results

Aboriginal people in Victoria have never ceded sovereignty and have long called for treaty with…
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November 4, 2019

Results: First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria election

The Victorian Treaty Advancement Commission is proud to announce the results of the 2019 First…
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October 31, 2019

Self-determination arrives at the centre of a colonial power structure

Elected Aboriginal leaders will meet in Victoria’s Parliament House in December, for the inaugural meeting…

Upcoming Events

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July 30, 2020

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

The First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria is excited to invite you to get involved in…
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February 6, 2020

Community Consultation for South West Region

The First Peoples’ Assembly has announced that its first community consultations for the South West…

Past Events

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November 19, 2019

Treaty roadshow report: southwest Victoria

To kickstart the statewide roadshow, the Treaty Advancement Commissioner, Jill Gallagher AO visited communities across…

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