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Merewether NSW 2291

Dear Co-Design Body

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I am a 36 year old, non-indigenous woman who has studied science and now law. I grew up in Newcastle and am
married with four children.

Why do you think the Uluru Statement from the Heart is important?
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people had there culture decimated by British Invasion. We can not go back
and undo this fact but we should do as much as we can as Australians in the present to celebrate Indigenous
culture and honour the requests of our country's first people.

Why is it important for Indigenous people to have a say in the matters that affect them?
The answer to this is inherent in the question: it is a basic human right to have control over one's life.

How could a Voice to Parliament improve the lives of your community?
By giving Indigenous people a chance to live the life they feel is what it should be according to their culture and

Why do you think it's important to enshrine the Voice to Parliament in the Constitution, rather than include it only
in legislation?
So that successive governments cannot change the progress that is made by their predecessors and the

Thank you,