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July 1, 2022

Uluru statement and Indigenous recognition

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Jill Keogh, Ocean Shores.

Since that heartfelt Sunday at Bruns Park when we saw that actual historic painting, things have moved on.

Malcolm Turnbull’s initial refusal to engage with it has softened!

Both the Coalition and Labor have agreed to work towards a successful referendum on Indigenous recognition.

This is momentous for the journey of the Uluru Statement, a new beginning at government level, and a response to widespread community conviction like ours.

Labor  Senator Pat Dodson and Coaltion MP Julian Leesor will co-chair the Joint Parliamentary Select Committee to submit a report.

The deadline is Nov 29 with an Interim Report due by the end of July.

Submit your report too at [email protected]


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1 COMMENT

  1. I think there is a warning.
    If The Government and the Opposition have agreed to a successful Referendumin in Recognition of Aborigines, there does not need to be a Referendum.
    It could be passed in parliament by a Bill.

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