Discussion paper response

Aubrey Heck
What is your full name?
Aubrey Heck
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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?
It should acknowledge First Peoples in the preamble. References to "race" should be removed from the Constitution.
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?
Any nation's Constitution must reflect that nation's history as well as codifying the rules under which it will be governed. To that end, this document acknowledges the First Peoples of Australia and the legacy of their culture and continuous occupation f
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 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?
I don't know
Should we delete section 25?
What would we achieve by getting rid of section 25?
No racial discrimination.
Are you making a submission on behalf of a person (such as yourself) or organisation?