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?
Not sure from a legal perspective, however it should clearly acknowledge the first custodians of this land & offer them respect / ownership etc as deemed suitable / appropriate comparable with other Australians (if not more so). (What have other countries
Should we have a statement that acknowledges the First Peoples of Australia?
Yes. This should be in the Constitution.
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 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?
Equal footing (representation) by all Australians, irrespective of race, creed, colour, beliefs.
Is there any point in keeping it?
Tough one? In evolutionary terms our current beliefs, culture / way of life will eventually change
Are you making a submission on behalf of a person (such as yourself) or organisation?