Voice. Treaty. Truth.

The Voice. Treaty. Truth. Advocacy course introduces officials, organisers, workplace leaders and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Workers to the history of the First Nations peoples’ struggle; the Uluru Statement of the Heart; techniques to advocate on behalf of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Workers when participating in an event or campaign; the skills required to…

https://fnwa.org.au/campaign/voice-treat-truth/

Wage Justice for CDP Workers

The Wage Justice Campaign gave a voice to remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers who had been placed on the racist and unfairly punitive Community Development Program (CDP). CDP workers are not actually classified as workers. They get well below the minimum wage for working for 20 hours a week for non-profit and now for-profit businesses.   …

https://fnwa.org.au/campaign/wage-justice-for-cdp-workers/

Black Lives Matter

Stop Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.  In 1987, then Prime Minister, Bob Hawke, held a royal commission investigating Aboriginal deaths in custody over a 10-year period. The report gave over 330 recommendations.   These recommendations have still not been implemented and over 475 Aboriginal people have lost their lives since that 1987 Royal Commission.  FNWA and Australian Unions stand…

https://fnwa.org.au/campaign/black-lives-matter/