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Submission Number
Anthony Sheehan
Submission date

Anthony Sheehan
NSW 2199

Dear Co-Design Body

Co-design process: Submission for Anthony Sheehan

I grew up in suburban Sydney and then on a small mixed farm near Ashford in northern NSW.

Why do you think the Uluru Statement from the Heart is important?
Those of us with European family backgrounds have inherited or taken over lands stolen from First Nations. I think and believe it is way over time for the wrongs of the past to be as thoroughly and generously fixed as is possible.

How could a Voice to Parliament improve the lives of your community?
By making more clear to non - First Nations people what the hopes and skills of the First Nations are.

Why is it important for Indigenous people to have a say in the matters that affect them?
Because they have positive contributions to make, starting with a better relationship to the environment.

Why do you think it's important to enshrine the Voice to Parliament in the Constitution, rather than include it only in legislation?
To stop tricky right-wingers in the future.

We need to help with public health issues outstanding for First Nations.

Thank you,
Anthony Sheehan