Sarah Maddison argues that there is no point in looking again to governments for a solution to these challenges. Rather, it is up to us, all of us. We need to acknowledge our collective responsibility, change at a deep level, and develop a revitalised view of our national self. Only then will we develop policies and practical solutions that work.
A deeply provocative call for white Australians to take personal responsibility for the ongoing impact of colonisation on Aboriginal Australians. Sarah Maddison’s bold and original take on the running sore of black-white relations offers a genuinely constructive alternative when so many other approaches have failed.
‘An excellent diagnosis of Australia’s mind-set.’ – Jeff McMullen journalist, author, film maker