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Submission Number
Stephen Pennells
Submission date

Stephen Pennells

To whom it may concern

Submission to Co-design process

Been volunteering at Lake Bolac Eel Festival Kuyang Lapakira (plenty eels) since 2005 with a little weaving with Aunty Browyn Razem for their 2m tall Yellow tailed Black Cockatoo made from agriculture bits, many times for Yalukit Wilum Ngargee and a few times with Womin Djeka Balnarring Ngargee

Why do you think the Uluru Statement from the Heart is important?
Time for self-determinaton

How could a Voice to Parliament improve the lives of your community?
In the Constitution giving local community equal and respected voices

Why is it important for Indigenous people to have a say in the matters that affect them?
Time for self-determinaton

Why do you think it's important to enshrine the Voice to Parliament in the Constitution, rather than include it only in legislation?
From experience time for self-determinaton

~20 years ago the all together five day camps went really well with Aboriginals, Torres Strait Islanders, Māori, white fellas, ex-prisoners, children

Thank you,
Stephen Pennells



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