Discussion paper response

What is your full name?
What is your postal code?
Do you support recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples by changing the Constitution or making some other kind of legal change?
What should the change look like?
The change should recognize and acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Rights as First Nation people of the land and sea
Should we have a statement that acknowledges the First Peoples of Australia?
Yes. This should be in the Constitution.
Where is the best place to put it?
The Constitution
What should the statement say?
The Constitution recognize and acknowledge that the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander is the First Nation People of the Land and Sea and have the full right to their Law/Lore and rights.
Should the word 'race' be taken out of the Constitution?
Should the Australian Parliament keep the power to make special laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples?
Do you think that a guarantee against racial discrimination should go into the Constitution?
If there is not enough support for a guarantee in the Constitution, what other things can we do to stop racial discrimination in national laws?
add on both Laws and Lore to make it more effective
Do you think Indigenous people should have a say when Parliament and government make laws and policies about Indigenous affairs?
Should a new Indigenous group be set up under the Constitution to give advice and make sure Indigenous people have a voice in political decisions that affect them?
Is it worth creating the new group if it can only give advice and does not have the power to block new laws?
I don't know
Do you have any ideas about what the new group would look like?
It would have High Profile Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Leaders in the group
Should we delete section 25?
What would we achieve by getting rid of section 25?
We could achieve political turmoil
Is there any point in keeping it?
Yes, in regards to recongnition
Are you making a submission on behalf of a person (such as yourself) or organisation?