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What are eco-fascist concepts doing in Australia’s law?

22 June 2023

6:30 AM

22 June 2023

6:30 AM

Recent Australian High Court rulings on issues of Aboriginality have taken a strange turn, and not for the better.

It is one reason why I am concerned with a constitutionally entrenched Voice to Parliament with unknown and unknowable scope to make recommendations about matters affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

It will be justiciable and the interpretation of the amendment will be at the mercy of a court, the majority of which holds a mystical view of Aboriginality affirming the idea that Aborigines are in some way ‘owned’ by the land and therefore have a higher status than citizenship.

These are alarming...

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