Indigenous Rights and the 1991-2000 Australian Reconciliation Process

Andrew Gunstone


Abstract

The formal reconciliation process in Australia was conducted between 1991 and 2000 and aimed to reconcile Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples by 2001. In this paper, I detail the failure of both this reconciliation process and governments, in particular the Howard Government, to recognise Indigenous rights, such as sovereignty, a treaty, self-determination and land rights.

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Reconciliation, Indigenous Rights, Howard Government

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