Updated: Jul 8, 2022
The first National Sorry Day was held on 26 May 1998, one year after the Bringing Them Home report was tabled in Parliament.
Today, twenty-three years after the Bringing Them Home report and twelve years since the National Apology, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are still 10.6 times more likely than non-Indigenous children to be removed from their families.
On 26 May, 2017, at the conclusion of the 2017 First Nations National Constitutional Convention at Uluru, council member Megan Davis delivered the Uluru Statement from the Heart, a consensus document on constitutional recognition, developed by a 16-member Referendum Council of Indigenous and non-Indigenous community leaders. Anywise accepted the generous invitation to walk with First Nations people in 2017.
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