The Prime Minister’s commitment to implement the Uluru Statement From the Heart in full is in grave danger of being derailed by the shorthand title, ‘The Voice’ that we keep hearing about.
Source: Paul Bongiorno: ‘No’ campaign spoiling to muffle the Voice
A referendum on the Voice offers another national opportunity for Australia to continue its journey of coming to terms with its past. A yes vote offers the opportunity to renovate the constitution from a document that is silent about the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history of this continent and which permits discrimination on the basis of race. As the Uluru statement from the heart says: In 1967, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people “were counted, in 2017 we seek to be heard”.
Source: Politicians must trust the people on Indigenous Voice to Parliament