Truth, justice process will recognise historic wrongs

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THE Victorian Government will establish a truth and justice process to formally recognise historic wrongs – and address ongoing injustices – for Aboriginal Victorians.

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Gabrielle Williams, announced the historic process and said it will be the first of its kind anywhere in Australia, representing “a significant step forward on Victoria’s path towards Treaty”.

The government will work in partnership with the First Peoples’ Assembly – the state’s first and only democratically-elected body for Aboriginal people – to begin immediately to determine the terms of reference and how the process will work.


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