What is your full name?
Tony john waugh
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?
Basically equality and the ignoligment of rite of the first people.
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?
That the first people are quaul and they have the same rites and respect under law as any one els.
Do you have any other comments on a statement about the First Peoples of Australia?
Yes l believe they have been made to suffer grate injustice because of there culture and beliefs and this needs to be put rite for the sake all people in this country.
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?
Besides trudisions and customs we should all be living under the same laws.
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?
I think it is important to have a non descrimutive law for all people.
Should the guarantee protect all Australians against racial discrimination, or only Indigenous 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?
Well l wouldn't vote for it.
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?
Give them the legal power to act.
Do you have any other comments on this Indigenous group?
Yes they should have the power to challenge any laws that will not be in favor of protecting the first people.
Should we delete section 25?
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