Keating's visionary speech remembered

Keating's visionary speech remembered

Former Prime Minister Paul Keating’s speech in Redfern has been remembered 20 years on, for it’s role in working towards reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

Keating’s speech on December 10, 1992 was the first time an Australian political leader had publicly acknowledged the impact of colonial and contemporary government policies on Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people.

The Co-chairs of Reconciliation Australia have today labelled the speech as ‘one of the most significant speeches ever delivered by an Australian political leader.’

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