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The Voice’s fatal flaw the campaigners don’t mention

10 June 2023

9:00 AM

10 June 2023

9:00 AM

Hey Albo, who do you reckon qualifies as an Aborigine? Before I vote in your referendum on an indigenous Voice not only to parliament but to government and all its agencies, like all Australians I’m entitled to know just to whom I’m supposed to be giving this Voice. Is it to the seriously disadvantaged 155,000 Aboriginal people living in remote communities who really do need a voice in the corridors of power? Or will their voice be submerged under the almost five-times bigger voice of the 660,000 urban Aboriginal people that make up more than 80 per cent of Australia’s...

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