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?
change must be made in consultation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people.
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?
At the start...
What should the statement say?
Along the lines of recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people as being the First People of Australia and members of the World's longest continuing culture. The wording must be respectful and reverent to a resilient and profound culture and peo
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?
Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander people must be able to determine laws that fit their culture.
Do you think that a guarantee against racial discrimination should go into the Constitution?
Should the guarantee protect all Australians against racial discrimination, or only Indigenous Australians?
Do you have any other comments on changing the Constitution to stop racial discrimination?
We need more education!
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?
Groups must reflect the diverse range and number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clans and nations and must be elected by Indigenous people.
Should we delete section 25?
What would we achieve by getting rid of section 25?
Removal of instituationalised racism and an acknowledgement of the past.
Is there any point in keeping it?
Are you making a submission on behalf of a person (such as yourself) or organisation?