June Oscar in possum cloak at the Narrm Oration 2017

Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar delivers 2017 Narrm Oration - Resilience...

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar delivered the 2017 Narrm Oration at the University of Melbourne last night.The theme of the address was Resilience and Reconstruction: the agency of women in rebuilding...
Friday 17 November 2017
June Oscar with UNSW's Dr Darryl Cronin

Australia at a crossroads in Indigenous affairs

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar has urged Australians to write to the Prime Minister to reconsider the decision on an Indigenous voice to parliament.Commissioner Oscar spoke at the Practical Justice...
Friday 10 November 2017
 (Left to right) Isaiah Dawe (NSW), Tristan Duggie (NT), Sophie Coffin (WA), Leeonee Thompson (QLD), Brayden Grogan (QLD), Matika Jane (NSW), Tara Tonkin (NSW), Tyrell Sinclair (SA), Sharna Bartley (ACT)

Learning about Native American Culture

Written by Isaiah DaweA group of nine young Indigenous leaders from across Australia recently went to America to learn from Native Americans as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program.They were on a mission to learn about their history...
Monday 6 November 2017
Uluru Convention

Social Justice Commissioner deeply disappointed by rejection of proposed...

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar has called on the Federal Government to continue the conversation about constitutional recognition of Indigenous people.Speaking at the Rural and Remote Mental Health...
Tuesday 31 October 2017
June Oscar addressing Senate Estimates 2017

Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar addresses Senate Estimates

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar has told a senate estimates hearing she's proud and honoured to be the first Indigenous women to take on the role.The Bunuba woman from the Kimberley region of Western...
Wednesday 25 October 2017

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