Step by Step guide
Step 1: Watch the Parliamentary address
Students can watch the 10-minute video clip of the Wurundjeri Tribe Council’s address to the Victorian parliament 0 and also read the text of the speech 0 .
Step 2: Small group discussions
In pairs or small groups, students can spend 10 minutes discussing the significance of this address. Students can reflect on the social, moral, and ethical positions implicit in the event from the perspective of the Wurundjeri Elders, the members of parliament, and the broader Australian public.
Step 3: Reflection
For the final ten minutes, each group or pair can share one key reflection from their discussion.
Related activities within this resources:
Activity 1- The social effects of inclusive language
In this lesson, students can examine the Yarra River Protection (Wilip-gin Birrarung murron) Act 20177, and reflect on the social effects of inclusive language.