Discussion paper response

Jason Kelly
What is your full name?
Jason Kelly
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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?
Should we have a statement that acknowledges the First Peoples of Australia?
I don't know
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?
Any laws affecting Aboriginal people need to be based on the principles of traditional Aboriginal LORE. Sovereign rights must be protected to make sure the right people on the right country have all say on traditional matters.
Do you think that a guarantee against racial discrimination should go into the Constitution?
I don't know
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?
Align state and Federal legislation
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?
Do you have any ideas about what the new group would look like?
ATSI people who have been elected by the Aboriginal Community , not hand picked Government
Do you have any other comments on this Indigenous group?
The single biggest issue affecting Vic Aboriginal Community is State (some local) Orgs Sacrificing service delivery and control . Vic State orgs have brought in and used model rules that allows them to deny eligible community members without need to provi
Should we delete section 25?
Do you have any other comments?
This purpose of this submission states the following as defined by the referendum council. The dialogues have been important for us to understand what Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples think of constitutional recognition, as well as other iss
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