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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?
A series of treaties with Australia's First Peoples that recognises their ongoing sovereignty and creates a proper legal basis for the establishment of Australia and its constitution. Until this happens the foundations of all Australian law/govt/etc is ve
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?
See comment above re treaties.
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?
Treaties should be the first step as a basis to a legal sharing of power between nations.
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?
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?
Keep 18C as it is.
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 based on treaties between nations.
Should we delete section 25?
What would we achieve by getting rid of section 25?
Remove racism from the constitution
Do you have any other comments?
Treaties between the identified nations of Australia's First Peoples and the Australian govt are an essential first step in establishing proper, fair and legal relationships.
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