Holland Park Q 4121
Dear Co-Design Body
Submission for Co-design process
I'm a retired town planner and member of a church - St Marys in Exile - which strongly believes in social justice.
Why do you think the Uluru Statement from the Heart is important?
It is transparently a statement wishing for the future good of this country, by - not just to overcome the shame of early violent dispossession of aboriginal and Torres strait islanders - but to forge a better country - an honest and proud 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's symbolism is far more powerful than the legal words are....
Why is it important for Indigenous people to have a say in the matters that affect them?
They are part of this land....
How could a Voice to Parliament improve the lives of your community?
It could bring together the original inhabitants and the migrants...