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Submission Number
2706
Participant
David Arthur
Submission date

I strongly support the Uluru Statement from the Heart and I thank its authors for their work.
In particular, I wholeheartedly support the establishment by Constitutional Amendment of the Voice to Parliament.
Australia needs to listen to its First Nations peoples, if the mess that has been made while not listening is anything to go by.
The Statement is a profound message to all Australians an open-hearted offer to give advice and assistance.
I also believe that self determination is the only just way forward for First Nations people; all Australians should accept and respect the message of the Statement as representing their considered and preferred means of achieving reconciliation, a voice, treaty and for justice.
The Voice to Parliament must be constitutionally enshrined to prevent politics and the electoral cycle disrupting the ongoing contribution that the Voice offers - if we but listen.