Constitutional recognition Tag

12 Jul Don’t put voice to the vote, says Mundine

GREG BROWN - THE AUSTRALIAN - 12 JULY 2019 Warren Mundine and Liberal MPs are calling for the indigenous voice to parliament to be ­exempted from constitutional recognition, declaring the proposal would fail to win public support in a referendum. Mr Mundine, a prominent Aboriginal figure who...

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11 Jul Coalition Split on Indigenous Voice

DAVID CROWE - SYDNEY MORNING HERALD - 11 JULY 2019 The Morrison government's plan for Indigenous recognition will need to clear the threat of a backbench veto, as Liberals and Nationals air their doubts about the constitutional reform after an ambitious new deadline was set to...

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02 Jun Our Constitution already gives First Nations a say

James Paterson -- The Australian -- 2 June, 2017    Indigenous Australians should be properly consulted on policies that affect them. But that can be achieved without radical constitutional change. The full implications of the Uluru Statement from the Heart will be clear only when the Referendum Council’s...

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