The Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP, has announced the membership of the Senior Advisory Group, which will lead the co-design process to develop local, regional and national elements of an Indigenous voice.
The Senior Advisory Group is made up of a majority Indigenous Australians, and includes leaders and experts from across the country who will draw on their skills and experience to guide the co-design process. The Group is co-chaired by Professor Tom Calma AO and Professor Dr Marcia Langton AM.
Members of the Senior Advisory Group:
- Professor Tom Calma AO
- Professor Dr Marcia Langton AM
- Professor Fr Frank Brennan SJ AO
- Professor Peter Buckskin PSM
- Ms Josephine Cashman
- Ms Marcia Ella-Duncan OAM
- Ms Joanne Farrell
- Mr Mick Gooda
- Mr Chris Kenny
- Cr Vonda Malone
- Ms June Oscar AO
- Ms Alison Page
- Mr Noel Pearson
- Mr Benson Saulo
- Ms Pat Turner AM
- Professor Maggie Walter
- Mr Tony Wurramarrba
- Mr Peter Yu
- Dr Galarrwuy Yunupingu AM
The Senior Advisory Group will advise the Minister on options for models that will ensure that Indigenous Australians are heard at all levels of government - local, state and federal.
The first meeting of the Senior Advisory Group will be held next Wednesday 13 November 2019.
Read the Minister’s announcement.
Read more about the Indigenous voice co-design process.