Grounded in Truth: the pathway to reconciliation

Grounded in Truth: the pathway to reconciliation

In 1992, Prime Minister of the day, Paul Keating delivered a speech at Sydney’s Redfern Park.  In this speech, Keating spoke of recognition.  A recognition of Australian history and the suffering and exclusion of indigenous people.  Later expressing that Australia...
Celebrating Australian Heritage and Culture

Celebrating Australian Heritage and Culture

While Australia may lack the narrow cobbled streets of medieval England, grand palaces of the French Renaissance and the painted frescos of Italy; we still have a rich history which comes with its own heritage and cultural values. What is Australia’s Heritage?...
Heritage Sites ID and Clearance

Heritage Sites ID and Clearance

Aboriginal People have cultural identity and relationships with the land that long predates European settlement in Australia.  This connection to country is a critical consideration for land users in Australia as there is the potential to impact Aboriginal heritage...
NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week

Download PDF: ISPL Insight – NAIDOC Week NAIDOC Week is celebrated across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is not only celebrated in Indigenous communities, but by...
Mabo Day 3rd June

Mabo Day 3rd June

Download: ISPL Insight – Mabo Day This year, on the 3rd of June, marks 26 years from the day the High Court upheld Eddie ‘Koiki’ Mabo’s claim that traditional owners held land rights on Mer (Murray Island). Acknowledging the existence of Aboriginal Law and land...