Eureka Street Plus gets under way with Father Frank Brennan on the Uluru Statement

Eureka Street has been around for a long time as a thoughtful, judicious commentator on affairs, with a special interest in religious matters. (It is a publication of Jesuit Communications Australia.)

Eureka Street Plus proposes to deliver bi-monthly essays, roundtables, stray thoughts, community forums, and book corner. Subscription fees are modest.

The first bi-monthly essay comes from Father Frank Brennan SJ. Father Brennan has been closely involved in the Indigenous Voice co-design process, and his essay is titled, ‘The Uluru Statement, the Constitution and the election’.

Whoever is Prime Minister after the election on May 21 [Father Brennan says], he will need to address the question of Indigenous recognition in the Australian Constitution. This is the sixth election in a row when the question has been a live, unresolved issue during the election campaign. The patience of Indigenous leaders is understandably wearing thin. Trust is waning. There is still no clear path ahead. So where to from here?

11 May 2022

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