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04/07/2022

MEDIA RELEASE: Interim Report from the Yoorrook Justice Commission gives Primacy to Elders’ Voices and lays Groundwork for Treaty

MEDIA RELEASE 4 July 2022 INTERIM REPORT FROM THE YOORROOK JUSTICE COMMISSION GIVES PRIMACY TO ELDERS’ VOICES AND LAYS GROUNDWORK FOR TREATY Victorian Elders have highlighted the urgency of truth telling to prevent injustices being repeated across further generations in the Yoorrook Justice Commission’s first Interim Report tabled in parliament today. The report, the first
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22/06/2022

STATEMENT: Yoorrook Justice Commission Welcomes Introduction of Treaty Authority Bill

STATEMENT 22 June 2022 YOORROOK JUSTICE COMMISSION WELCOMES INTRODUCTION OF TREATY AUTHORITY BILL The Yoorrook Justice Commission is pleased to see the introduction of the Treaty Authority Bill in Victorian Parliament today. We stand with the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria and State Government in welcoming this important milestone for Victoria on our journey towards
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08/06/2022

Elders’ Yarn Geelong

Yoorrook Commissioners were grateful to yarn with Elders in Geelong on 7 June 2022. Elders spoke to Commissioners about their priorities for Yoorrook
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07/06/2022

Wurrek Tyerrang (Public Hearings)

Uncle Jack Charles, Yoorrook Commissioners and Counsel attended a smoking ceremony before the first wurrek tyerrang (public hearing).
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20/06/2022

Meet Distinguished Professor Maggie Walter

An introduction to Commissioner Walter
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Meet Chair Professor Eleanor Bourke AM

An introduction to Chair Bourke
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