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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?
Recognition that aboriginal people were here before colonisation and have valid land claims that cannot be abolished by state or commonwealth policy or new legislation
Should we have a statement that acknowledges the First Peoples of Australia?
Yes. This should be in the Constitution.
What should the statement say?
Aborigines were here and have valid land claims.
Do you have any other comments on a statement about the First Peoples of Australia?
There could be acknowledgment that past treatment under law and public policy has oppressed, discrinated against and created significant social, economic, political and emotional barriers to full and active participation in our democracy, access to servi
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?
I don't know
Do you have any other comments on powers to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples?
I suspect that true freedom for aboriginal people means that legislation that applies to them should also apply to any other Australian citizen
Do you think that a guarantee against racial discrimination should go into the Constitution?
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?
Focus instead on creating statements about human rights for all
Do you have any other comments on changing the Constitution to stop racial discrimination?
I would like to have something about equal for all as a right. Perhaps there are some inalienable human rights
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
Do you have any other comments on this Indigenous group?
Not sure how we could ensure they have power beyond just expressing their opinion
What would we achieve by getting rid of section 25?
Eliminate the presupposition that race is a distinction that should be considered in determine rights and responsibilities of those in our country
Is there any point in keeping it?
Do you have any other comments?
It's time to rectify this ridiculous pretence of Terra nulls
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