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Submission Number
2747
Participant
Anonymous
Submission date
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To whom it may concern

Co-design process: Submission for

Hello, my name is and I’m a student currently living in Brisbane and studying
Environmental Science. I’ve grown up in Australia and have a strong passion for our
country.

Why do you think the Uluru Statement from the Heart is important?
The Uluru statement from the Heart is paramount to bringing Australia towards
equality for all its citizens

Why is it important for Indigenous people to have a say in the matters that affect
them?
Its common sense to have the members of a community making the decisions that
affect that very community.

How could a Voice to Parliament improve the lives of your community?
By introducing indigenous voices into parliament, government decisions will be
enriched with traditional knowledge and experiences that allows the decisions to be
better informed and better equipped to serve those they’re meant to.

Why do you think it's important to enshrine the Voice to Parliament in the
Constitution, rather than include it only in legislation?
The voice to Parliament would be an integral part of Australian government and
should be afforded the protections it deserves so that future generations are not able
to exploit it for their own gains. This allow the indigenous communities of our country
to remain protected and rightfully included in decisions about their own communities

Yours sincerely,