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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?
I feel to support those Aboriginal leaders who I have faith in, both in their integrity, their intelligence and their knowledge - people like Pat Dodson and Stan Grant - who believe we can have Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples included in t
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?
As always, I leave this decision up to Aboriginal people with authority and integrity.
What should the statement say?
Do you have any other comments on a statement about the First Peoples of Australia?
Simply that it's about time they were given equal standing in all respects of life in this country now known as Australia - their country for over 60,000 years, until the land was stolen from them and they were forced to submit to injustice and grief a
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?
Any laws or judgements made for or on behalf of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander People should be made by Aboriginal and TSI People in conjunction with other lawmakers, with at least equal numbers, possibly with a majority of indigenous people on the
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?
Should the guarantee protect all Australians against racial discrimination, or only Indigenous Australians?
Do you have any other comments on changing the Constitution to stop racial discrimination?
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?
Do you have any other comments on this Indigenous group?
Should we delete section 25?
What would we achieve by getting rid of section 25?
Pre judgement by way of racial background.
Is there any point in keeping it?
Not that I know of.
Do you have any other comments?
Are you making a submission on behalf of a person (such as yourself) or organisation?