Reconciliation Aus welcomes Victorian truth commission

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The Victorian Government said it would work with the state's First Peoples' Assembly to set up a formal truth-telling process. Photo: Adrian Van Leen / OPENPHOTO.NET

National Indigenous advocate Reconciliation Australia has welcomed the Victorian Government’s move to establish a truth and justice commission.

CEO Karen Mundine said the truth commission will be a chance to heal past injustice against Indigenous Victorians.

However, Ms Mundine wants to make sure those who come forward to tell their stories aren’t re-traumatized by the process.

 

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