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Flat White

What is the true purpose of 'The Voice'?

5 August 2022

7:30 AM

5 August 2022

7:30 AM

There are two elements to this proposed Voice referendum. The Voice itself and its inclusion in the Constitution. The latter is, appropriately, termed ‘enshrinement’. In other words, it’s not a practical imperative but an ideological one.

As far as the Voice itself is concerned, its justification hinges on the idea that Indigenous people should have a say in the formulation of laws that affect them and that is the question I will address in this article.

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