Discussion paper response

Darren Siems
What is your full name?
Darren Siems
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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?
Change to allow for Aboriginal Independence & Autonomy within the Commonwealth or outside it's control ~ best result possible for Indigenous. Vote YES/NO : Either the Northern Territory be made a black State ie. Indigenous Territory allowing only Indigeno
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?
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?
It hasn't made for peace thus far because oppression in the first instance was never addressed and new laws don't reverse an underlying sense of injustice.
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?
Australian Constitution linked with democracy champions choice & opportunity for all. Without choice & opportunity for Indigenous by way of a vote for a free State by way of autonomy & Independence we are a less strong as a Nation because of that contradi
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?
Do you have any other comments on changing the Constitution to stop racial discrimination?
progress is being made, thankyou. If it is determined more can be done then ok.
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?
Aboriginal Advisory bodies have at least functioned to reinforce the need for a State of Independence and autonomy for Indigenous people within or outside of Commonwealth of Australia control. There is room for a Treaty and now it's time to let Aboriginal
Should we delete section 25?
Is there any point in keeping it?
Do you have any other comments?
With Aboriginal State independence only Indigenous can vote in their own State or vote in the white States if there they own their own house/land or live on Aboriginal Corporation land in the white States. Aboriginal people will only receive welfare housi
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