Discussion paper response

Eliza Tree
What is your full name?
Eliza Tree
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?
Acknowledgement and appreciation of Aboriginal occupation of 'Australia' for many Millennium; Complexity and respect; inter-relationships; Care for Country; Peaceful Co-existence; Precious Cultural heritage.
Should we have a statement that acknowledges the First Peoples of Australia?
Yes. This should be in the Constitution.
What should the statement say?
Aboriginal Peoples have inhabited Australia for time immemorial. Connected with all of the natural universe; finding harmony and respect amongst may language groups and customs; Cultivating and harvesting the natural environment and ecology; with respect
Do you have any other comments on a statement about the First Peoples of Australia?
Its time to look uncover the truth of Invasion. It was not a Peaceful Settlement.
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 other comments on powers to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples?
Northern Territory Intervention represent ongoing Illegal Control of our First Peoples.
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
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?
I don't know
Should we delete section 25?
What would we achieve by getting rid of section 25?
Do you have any other comments?
True and Honest acknowledgement of the history of Invasion of Australia is vital for the recovery of dignity and Place, within Australian Society- for Indigenous & non-indigenous alike.
Are you making a submission on behalf of a person (such as yourself) or organisation?