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Submission Number
1124
Participant
Aaron Sutton
Submission date

To Co-Design Body

Submission for Co-design process

I am a proud Waramungu man from the Northern Territory. I now live in WA and study Medicine at UWA. I also run an Indigenous Charity called Self Made Indigenous Corporation.

Why do you think the Uluru Statement from the Heart is important?
Because its the movement of like minded people to help us as a people be heard on issues and programs that directly effect us.

Why do you think Indigenous people should have a Voice to Parliament?
Because we matter and we are an important part of this country.

Why do you think it's important to enshrine the Voice to Parliament in the Constitution, rather than include it only in legislation?
It gives us public legitimacy and authority we need to make sure the government and parliament take us seriously!

Why do you think a Voice to Parliament is important?
A voice to parliament is important because we are key stakeholders in most of parliaments decisions.

We are tired of the ongoing and growing gaps in everyday life outcomes. From health to education. Nobody knows how to handle our issues better than us!

Yours sincerely,
Aaron Sutton