What is your full name?
Isabelle Anne Nash
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?
I don't know
Should we have a statement that acknowledges the First Peoples of Australia?
I don't know
Do you have any other comments on a statement about the First Peoples of Australia?
I am not Aboriginal or Torres Straight Islander and have asked Aboriginal people that I have met what they think is the best way forward. Everyone has told me that they really want to see a treaty and most are unsure about constitutional change at this st
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?
I don't know
Do you have any other comments on powers to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples?
I think it is well past the time that the current form of government dictate to Aboriginal communities how to spend their own funding. I would like to see First Nations communities with full self determination and government support rather than the other
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?
I think we need to see a culturally diverse group of magistrates across the entire country.
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?
It should be created by elders and controlled by elders. (I say that as that is my understanding of the structure of the society, if that isn't common across language groups then it should be people in power according to their traditions.
Do you have any other comments on this Indigenous group?
It is past the time for change, I hope to see real respect and acknowledgement throughout all Australian communities for First Nations people.
Should we delete section 25?
What would we achieve by getting rid of section 25?
Equality for all citizens.
Is there any point in keeping it?
Are you making a submission on behalf of a person (such as yourself) or organisation?