Country, Culture, People, Future

June 2012

Community Forum on Constitutional Recognition

Posted: June 5th, 2012

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On Tuesday, 26 June 2012, a community forum will be held at Christ Church Anglican Church in the Perth suburb of Claremont to discuss constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

YMAC’s In-house legal counsel, Dr. Carolyn Tan, will be chairing the discussion, with Hon. Fred Chaney and Tammy Solonec on the panel.

The topics to be discussed include:

  • What is our Constitution?
  • Why are changes needed?
  • How should I vote in a National Referendum?

Click here for more information on the event.

For more information on constitutional recognition, visit the You Me Unity website.

YMAC Commemorates Twentieth Anniversary of Mabo

Posted: June 1st, 2012

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This Sunday, 3 June, will mark 20 years since the landmark Mabo decision.

Watch Yamatji Committee member Ben Roberts share his experiences and reflections on the 20th anniversary of this milestone event in Austalian history.

This is the first in a series of interviews with our Committee and Board Members, as they share their stories of country and culture.

Ben Roberts

Posted: June 1st, 2012

Watch Yamatji Committee member Ben Roberts share his experiences and reflections on the 20th anniversary of this milestone event in Australian history.