Articles by: Alastair Nicholson

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Essential Elements for a Treaty, by Alastair Nicholson

Constitutional change is key to a strong treaty with Indigenous Australians

Informit: Essential elements for a treaty

The Aboriginal leader Djiniyini Gondarra has said: <br /><br /> The survival of the Aboriginal people relies on changes to the Constitution and the establishment of a Treaty. The Treaty needs to be born out of the people who have a strong connection with land, culture, spirituality and law rather than being established by government or a committee formed by government. It should be established by the people that maintain tradition because the necessary tools…

Informit: The intervention in context [Book Review]

Review(s) of: Indigenous Australians and the Commonwealth Intervention, by Peter Billings (ed.), special issue of Law in Context (Federation Press, Sydney, 2011).