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Submission Number
2224
Participant
Anonymous
Submission date

To Co-Design Body

Submission for Co-design process

I am currently studying. Community Services in Launceston Tasmania and have grown up here.

Why do you think the Uluru Statement from the Heart is important?
This is extremely important in acknowledging our nation's first people and the trauma in which was caused once their land was taken over.

How could a Voice to Parliament improve the lives of your community?
This could help the lives of my community by helping minimise racism (which leads to lowering depression and anxiety), potential discrimination when employing etc. And so Aboriginals are respected and acknowledged by our government those who discriminate them may change their racist behaviour.

Why do you think it's important to enshrine the Voice to Parliament in the Constitution, rather than include it only in legislation?
Because the constitution is the most important form of legality to recognise and acknowledge the people who were first on this nation.

Why is it important for Indigenous people to have a say in the matters that affect them?
Because indigenous people are humans and deserve to have the same rights as every other person in this country.

Kind regards