The Aboriginal Flag being flown at Yabun Festival 2018, in the distance is a stage and festival participants

January 26: time to tell the truth

We encourage all Australians to use January 26 as a day to reflect on the effects of colonisation on Indigenous peoples. Effects are still being experienced to this very day in terms of institutional racism, poverty, health and gross over-representation in Australia’s prisons, removal of children and deaths in custody.

We encourage our supporters to engage with the truth telling process by attending one of the many events around the country to show solidarity with Indigenous peoples. You can also sign the petition to raise the age, one of the key pieces of Indigenous justice work Amnesty has campaigned on