Then they go on to say, all still in the preface, that the reference here is to breaking 'the usual political and societal norms … [and hope their report will lead to a breakthrough for changing the constitution].'
One of the most common criticisms of the Uluru Statement is that its proposed parliamentary voice will somehow demonstrate two different laws, and some even say apartheid. I think this is a gross exaggeration.
Every nation has a skeleton or three in its history cupboard. Australia is no different, except that in recent decades we have not only proclaimed our culpability to the world but have also exaggerated our crimes.