Megan Davis

Megan Davis WRITERS & CONTRIBUTORS

14 ENTRIES Megan Davis is a Cobble Cobble woman from Queensland, a pro vice-chancellor and professor of law at UNSW, and a member of the Referendum Council.



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Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Politics

Truth after the Voice

The lost opportunity of the Voice referendum revealed Australians’ poor understanding of the Constitution, and the level of racism in the community

Supporters of the “Yes” campaign in Melbourne, Sunday, September 17, 2023, wearing "yes" T-shirts and raising their fists

Politics

The Voice beyond symbolism

As October 14 approaches, opposition to the Voice has been dominated by false claims and discredited ideas

Megan Davis and Anthony Albanese are seen standing at podiums bearing the Australian coat of arms, while members of the First Nations Referendum Working Group and members of the Albanese government stand behind them. People are listening to Megan Davis as she speaks.

Society

A dialogue for time immemorial

The voice seeks to bring together First Nations and the Australian people to repair the original grievance of this place

Image of The Sea of Hands, representing support for reconciliation and the rights of Indigenous Australians

Politics

The truth about truth-telling

Revisiting trauma is not the road to justice for Aboriginal people

‘The Fifth Element’, 2020. © Amala Groom

Politics

Voice at a crossroads

Constitutional protection is essential if the voice to parliament is to be a meaningful change

Image of Scott Morrison with Guugu Yimidhirr people at Reconciliation Rocks, Cooktown, 2019

Politics

Reconciliation and the promise of an Australian homecoming

What would make an acknowledgement of country more welcome

Possession Island (Abstraction)

Politics

No time for the meek

Keeping faith with the Uluru reforms

Illustration

Society

Free speech has never been ‘free’

The idea that all opinions should be ventilated is misguided

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Society

Voice, Treaty, Truth

An uncoordinated approach to treaty-making creates a quandary for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

The status quo ain’t working

Politics

The status quo ain’t working

The Uluru Statement from the Heart is the blueprint for an Australian republic

The republic is an Aboriginal issue

Politics

The republic is an Aboriginal issue

Recognition must be at the heart of constitutional reform

To walk in two worlds

Politics

To walk in two worlds

The Uluru Statement is a clear and urgent call for reform

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Politics

Seeking a settlement

How does the reinvigorated treaty movement fit with recognition?

Gesture politics

Politics

Gesture politics

Recognition alone won’t fix indigenous affairs