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I work in arts marketing and I'm a migrant to Australia.

Why do you think the Uluru Statement from the Heart is important?
I think it is an important step in repairing the damage that has been inflicted on Indigenous people.

How could a Voice to Parliament improve the lives of your community?
Working in the arts, truth-telling about Australia’s history and colonisation is particularly important. A Voice to Parliament can improve the arts community by leading this truth-telling.

Why do you think it's important to enshrine the Voice to Parliament in the Constitution, rather than include it only in legislation?
By enshrining the Voice to Parliament in the Constitution it would become an institution of lasting significance for First Nations and all Australians.

Why is it important for Indigenous people to have a say in the matters that affect them?
Everyone should have a say in matters that affect them. Nobody should have decisions made about them without their say.