We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the First Peoples, and that their lands have never been ceded.
We support land rights and a Treaty process led by First Nations peoples.
Land rights and decision-making power must be restored to communities — sovereignty.
We campaign alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples against dispossession and genocide.
We support the Tent Embassies, land occupations and strikes, and we campaign to:
- End deaths in custody.
- End the stealing of children.
- End the Northern Territory Intervention / income-management programs.
- Stop the suicides.
“Closing the gap” requires Aboriginal control of the programs, services and resources in their communities, and these resources must be increased, funded by a progressive taxation system. This is the only way to ensure real advances in health, education, housing, jobs, child welfare and aged care. Read our full Indigenous Rights policy at socialist-alliance.org.