“The truth telling is to liberate everyone. It’s to liberate us from our own sense of superiority or to liberate us from our sense of oppression… and we’ve got to deal honestly with this if we want to create a
Up next in our new series, 5 Minutes of Peace, is Sydney Peace Prize laureate, Pat Dodson. In 2008, Senator Dodson received the prize for his courageous advocacy of the human rights of Indigenous people, for distinguished leadership of the
Senator Pat Dodson was Australia's first Aboriginal Catholic priest and then "the father of reconciliation", but he is apprehensive as he prepares to address the Senate for the first time.
Patrick Dodson looks intently into the lens, his brown eyes focused
Australia's legal system has become a "feared and despised processing plant" for most Aboriginal people, propelling the most vulnerable and disadvantaged towards a "broken, bleak future", according to Patrick Dodson.
Lamenting that the situation has deteriorated since the landmark royal commission
On Thursday 3rd November, Australia's Father of Reconciliation and 2008 Recipient of the Sydney Peace Prize, Patrick Dodson, presented Prof Noam Chomsky with the Sydney Peace Prize at a Gala Dinner in the beautiful surrounds of the MacLaurin Hall, the