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Australian Books

Voicing doubt

18 March 2023

9:00 AM

18 March 2023

9:00 AM

An Indigenous Voice to Parliament: Considering a Constitutional Bridge Frank Brennan

Garratt Publishing, pp.120, $24.95

When it comes to the Voice, Anthony Albanese is breaking all the rules for successfully changing the constitution. First, he hasn’t throughly explained how the change would work. Second, he hasn’t given both sides of the argument a fair go to make their point. And third, he’s made no effort to make his proposal bi-partisan, beyond trying to bully the Coalition into supporting it on the grounds that it would be disrespectful, even racist not to.

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