Kristie Dunn

Kristie Dunn is a Melbourne-based lawyer and writer.

Kristie Dunn reviews 'Taking Responsibility for the Past: Reparation and historical justice' by Janna Thompson

May 2003, no. 251 01 May 2003
Kristie Dunn reviews 'Taking Responsibility for the Past: Reparation and historical justice' by Janna Thompson
Those of us who walk across bridges in support of reconciliation, and sign Sorry Day books, do so because we feel an obligation to recognise and apologise for the destructive legacy of past practices. Sometimes we can speak directly to those people who were taken away; often we are addressing their descendants. As the prime minister continues to point out, many of us are apologising for something ... (read more)