Process has trumped substance in Indigenous affairs. Debates around Indigenous affairs and constitutional recognition of Australia’s first peoples have reared their head in the election campaign. This article by Professor of Law, UNSW was originally published in Griffith Review’s January 2016 edition, ‘Fixing the System‘; it was written in September 2015 before the Referendum Council – which begins its consultations in the coming weeks – was constituted. Ithaca been republished in the Conversation with permission.
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