The stain of the Intervention on Indigenous–non-Indigenous relations.
The Intervention’s role in state-based child abuse.
In the aftermath of the Intervention there has been a profound shift in the terms of national attention to Indigenous affairs.
If the non-response to the marches against the Iraq war in 2003 confirmed a disabling political cynicism in many people, today we witness the political fruits of two decades of aggression in the Middle East and its fallout.
A war is being waged in and on Syria. Protecting the people from the dictator is no more than the usual pretext for attacks on Middle Eastern countries.
Arguing for humanitarian intervention By Jasmine-Kim Westendorf
A new report shows how Intervention measures are criminalising Indigenous drivers By Maggie Knight
On the ground in Mount Nancy Town Camp By Barbara Shaw
Women and children feel much safer now we are told. It is only when we go to the ground and recall that any relations between Aboriginal people and police in the present are built upon a deeply fraught history that the prospect of increased policing takes on a different inflection. By Jon Altman and Melinda Hinkson
Peter Billings (ed.), Indigenous Australians and the Commonwealth Intervention, special issue of Law in Context (Federation Press, Sydney, 2011)