TALK radio is buzzing with it, conservatives are grumbling about it, and Aboriginal groups are lining up to criticize it.
As Prime Minister Paul Keating prepares to host a United Nations conference on multiculturalism that begins Wednesday, a backlash against Mr. Keating's bold attempt to address long-standing Aboriginal grievances may be forming.
Some Aborigines and white Australians, frustrated by the perceived failure of the government's $1 billion annual aid program to radically improve the lot of Aborigines, are calling for a reevaluation of the government's tactics.
"The real secret is actually involving us in the policies and the process. They always …