Discussion paper response

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?
Recognition as original owners. Dedicated seats in parliament (2, seat, at least one female)
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?
What should the statement say?
Wirding to recognise original peoples
Should the word 'race' be taken out of the Constitution?
I don't know
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?
Consultation, active engagement of aboriginal women..
Do you have any other comments on powers to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples?
Seats dedicated to indigenous women and men
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?
Mutual respect
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?
Maintain/strenthen human rights commission
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?
As above. Dedicated seats for indigenous women (and men). Chosen by indigenous people, at time of each electio
Should we delete section 25?
What would we achieve by getting rid of section 25?
Why nan a race? Anti democratic
Do you have any other comments?
Its past time for change, time.to recognise
Are you making a submission on behalf of a person (such as yourself) or organisation?