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Victoria launches truth commission into ongoing effect of violent colonisation on Aboriginal people – The Guardian

The first inquiry of its kind in Australia has been compared to South Africa’s truth and reconciliation commission

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VictoriaThe first inquiry of its kind in Australia has been compared to South Africas truth and reconciliation commission
The Victorian government in Australia is holding an inquiry into the ongoing effects of the violent dispossession and genocide of Aboriginal people during colonisation by the British empire and racist policies by Australian governments.
The Yoo-rrook justice commission, named for the Wemba Wemba/Wamba Wamba word for truth, was announced on Tuesday as part of a long-running treaty…

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