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The Indigenous Policy Forum is a project to encourage public debate about national Indigenous issues and to present solutions to problems that have vexed our society for decades.

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Latest From Our Blog

Here are some of the latest blogs from our curator Wesley Aird discussing current topics and points of view.

Myths, statues and plaques

There is an urban myth that equestrian statues adhere to a code in which the number of hooves in the air indicates how the rider (often a military general) died.[…]

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What’s changing the date going to achieve?

It seems the changethedate phenomenom is catchy. Darebin Council, right next door to Yarra Council, is also of the opinion that 26 January is not a date of which we[…]

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Yarra City Council and Australia Day

It is far too overly simplistic to suggest local government should focus on roads, rates and rubbish. Local councils are integral to building vibrant, resilient and inclusive communities. They have[…]

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