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?
Recognise prior residency and ownership of this island continent by our indigenous peoples prior to British colonisation. I would like this to be an important step towards a legal resolution to dispossession and marginalisation, in the form of a treaty,
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?
I don't know
What should the statement say?
We the Australian people recognise the prior ownership of this island continent by its indigenous peoples. We honour indigenous elders past and present and respect and value their culture and traditions. We desire the full involvement and contribution of
Do you have any other comments on a statement about the First Peoples of Australia?
Please do this now, in the 50th anniversaire of the 1967 referendum.
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 have any other comments on powers to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples?
Equality under the law and respect for indigenous culture and tradition including an end to incarceration and a new system of rehabilitation under the Norwegian corrections model.
Do you think that a guarantee against racial discrimination should go into the Constitution?
Do you have any ideas about what words to use for that guarantee, or where in the Constitution to put it?
Should the guarantee protect all Australians against racial discrimination, or only Indigenous Australians?
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?
Adopt recommendations of the Law Reform Commission
Do you have any other comments on changing the Constitution to stop racial discrimination?
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?
I don't know
Do you have any other comments on this Indigenous group?
A guaranteed number of indigenous members or a high council with a right of consultation on all new laws.
Should we delete section 25?
What would we achieve by getting rid of section 25?
Is there any point in keeping it?
Do you have any other comments?
Thank you for seeking input- Please take it seriously and fairly. Don't let our input be shelved and ignored.
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