Discussion paper response

Frank David James
What is your full name?
Frank David James
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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?
Should we have a statement that acknowledges the First Peoples of Australia?
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?
We have a constitution and it's for ALL Australians. When you start to mention secular groups you are creating divisions. Next we'll have muslims wanting exclusions then gays and lesbians. There will be no end to it. We do and have done huge things for al
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?
We already have those laws. Just enforce them.
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?
Do you have any other comments on this Indigenous group?
Indigenous groups are involved in discussions that involve them. Still all of us have to live with government decisions made for us that we may not like or want.
Should we delete section 25?
What would we achieve by getting rid of section 25?
Further division and discrimination.
Is there any point in keeping it?
Leave it alone. Changes of constitutions are rarely made in favour of general public. They're to effect the minorities or government.
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