What is your full name?
Louise Mary Holmes
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?
Any that suits the Aboriginal 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?
in the beginning
What should the statement say?
something Aboriginal people agree on
Do you have any other comments on a statement about the First Peoples of Australia?
inclusion and acknowledgement
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?
I believe the Aboriginal people need to speak here, not me
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?
education and advertising it
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?
a mix of any from country and city, young and older
Do you have any other comments on this Indigenous group?
maybe a limit on how long a particular group advises the Parliament.
Should we delete section 25?
What would we achieve by getting rid of section 25?
Is there any point in keeping it?
Do you have any other comments?
it is vital for the future of this nation to be inclusive and respectful of all who live here but especially those who been here for 40,000 odd years. We as nation have done much harm to the Aboriginal people, we need to try and remedy that. Constitution
Are you making a submission on behalf of a person (such as yourself) or organisation?