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To Co-Design Body

Co-design process: Submission f

I grew up in East Gippsland and saw the Aboriginal community who had been moved to Lake

Why do you think the Uluru Statement from the Heart is important?
Because it is the work of a large number of people who worked together to develop a
statement of their beliefs about the best way forward for Australians

Why do you think it's important to enshrine the Voice to Parliament in the Constitution,
rather than include it only in legislation?
The Constitution is the basis of our legal system and is much more difficult to change than

How could a Voice to Parliament improve the lives of your community?
By helping us to understand the desires of the First Nations people for a say in their future

Why is it important for Indigenous people to have a say in the matters that affect them?
It is vital that any person whose life is being discussed has the opportunity to have input into
that discussion. Nothing about me without me

Thank you,



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