Alice Springs (Mparntwe) Declaration

Is this what Dan Tehan means by ‘back to basics’? The Mparntwe Declaration

By Melitta Hogarth

The Mparntwe Declaration was released at the end of last year.  I do not use the official full title of the document on purpose.  I do this as a final hurrah to 2019, the Year of Indigenous Languages and I do this because, as was pointed out, this was the first time a national education