Failure to launch: what happened to Indigenous recognition?

The Gillard government has finally confirmed it will not be asking Australians to vote in a referendum for the constitutional recognition of Indigenous peoples in this term of parliament.Although agreeing to pursue this constitutional change at or before the 2013 federal election was important in obtaining the support of the Greens and Independents Andrew Wilkie and Rob Oakeshott for Labor’s minority government, yesterday’s announcement does not come as much of a surprise.

via Failure to launch: what happened to Indigenous recognition?.

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