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Submission Number
1139
Participant
Alex Ling
Submission date

I wish to voice my strong support for enshrining a First Nations Voice in the Constitution. In particular, I support the following:
First, that there be a referendum. This referendum needs to take place to ensure that the Voice is recognised and enshrined within the Australian Constitution, rather than being reduced to a symbolic form of recognition set up by the Parliament and not directly by the Australian people through referendum.
Second, that the enabling legislation for the Voice must be passed after the referendum has been held.
Third, that the model of membership for the National Voice must ensure that previously unheard Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have the same chance of being selected as established leadership figures.