Discussion paper response

Lyn Stirling
What is your full name?
Lyn Stirling
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?
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?
Cannot answer this question without a draft proposal!
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?
Stop the current granny state the in equality and abuses have gone on too long!
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?
All 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?
Publicly shame, prosecute and fine perpetrators!
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 ideas about what the new group would look like?
Cross section age, sex educational standard mix of indigenous and other nationalities.
Should we delete section 25?
What would we achieve by getting rid of section 25?
better representation hopefully.
Are you making a submission on behalf of a person (such as yourself) or organisation?