The first meetings of the Referendum Working Group and the Referendum Engagement Group were held in Canberra today.
The groups are working with Government on the next steps to a referendum to enshrine an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice in the Constitution.
The Referendum Working Group, co-chaired by Minister Linda Burney and Special Envoy Patrick Dodson, includes a broad cross-section of representatives from First Nations communities across Australia.
A second meeting was also held with the Referendum Engagement Group, which includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representatives from the across the country, including: land councils, local governments and community controlled organisations.
Read the Minister's media release about the meetings.