The Apologies

In February Australians celebrated 10 years since the Rudd government’s Apology to the Stolen Generations, a high point in relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. Here Fiona Katauskas compares the jubilant mood then to the despair generated in 2017 when the Turnbull government rejected the Uluru Statement from the Heart, a proposal for a ‘First Nations Voice’ in the Constitution.