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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice

The Uluru Statement from the Heart called for the establishment of a First Nations Voice enshrined in the Constitution.

The Australian Government is committed to implementing the Uluru Statement in full. 

The Government will hold a referendum to enshrine an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice in the Constitution in this term of Parliament.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice will be an independent, representative advisory body for First Nations people. It will provide a permanent means to advise the Australian Parliament and Government on the views of First Nations people on matters that affect them.

The Australian Government has created three groups who are advising on this work;