Discussion paper response

John R. Nolan
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John R. Nolan
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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?
What should the change look like?
We are Australians, we must grow up, behave like mature, sane citizens and recognize that it is time we recognize that we all have the same blood, we are human, and my desire it to see my Aboriginal brothers get the same rights, same respect, same appreci
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?
First in people's hearts, then in our constitution, otherwise nothing really changes. does it?
What should the statement say?
My aboriginal brothers and sisters have exactly the same rights as any white fella, so let them be treated equally, this land is OUR land, and we should respect Aboriginals as we do any other Australian citizen.
Do you have any other comments on a statement about the First Peoples of Australia?
Aboriginal citizens need support to regain their self respect, their integrity, that they can recognize that it is up to them to demonstrate that it is time to restore their dream time, white fellas can help them do that.
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 ideas on what new words could be used to describe that power, or where in the Constitution to put the power?
STOP WHINGING, stand up for yourselves, then you will get respect of white fellas.
Do you have any other comments on powers to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples?
We all have the right to raise above mediocrity, but it is only my brothers and sisters who have to make the changes in themselves, to change their communal attitude, to stop seeing themselves as underdogs, to lift their communal heads and recognize they
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?
Teach the media, the politicians, the masses, that we are all equal before God!
Do you have any other comments on changing the Constitution to stop racial discrimination?
Introduce true Aboriginal history, culture, the horror of how the white people have slaughtered Aboriginals, with guns, alcohol, imported diseases, discrimination, genocide. Teach children that we are all of one blood.
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?
Stop calling black fellas anything different to white fellas, we are the same race, human, and it is time Aboriginals stop playing this tragic white fella game.
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?
Divide and conquer is the same old game, and we need really get together, to protect our nation from the coming invasion, to recognize we are Australians, and stop our nation from the horrific invasion which is being experienced by Europe, England, German
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