Posts Tagged ‘Australia Indigenous people’

Voice to Parliament discussion likely when Aboriginal elder meets Pope

Thursday, June 1st, 2023
Voice to Parliament

Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr Baumann, a respected Aboriginal elder, is set to have an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday, where she expects the Pope to inquire about the Indigenous Voice to Parliament. Dr Ungunmerr Baumann (pictured), a former Senior Australian of the Year, educator and artist, is a proponent of the proposal to Read more

Greens confirm support for an Indigenous voice to Australian parliament

Thursday, May 25th, 2023

The Albanese government won’t have to compromise on its model to establish an Indigenous voice to parliament and executive government after securing support from the Greens, amid a warning from Peter Dutton that the constitutional change will “re-­racialise” Australia. The Opposition Leader delivered a comprehensive rejection of the advisory body in parliament on Monday, claiming Read more