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Co-Sovereignty: the conversation we haven’t had

7 August 2023

4:00 AM

7 August 2023

4:00 AM

The Voice to Parliament proposed constitutional amendment is the vehicle through which the Uluru Statement from the Heart is to be made law in full in Australia.

The Uluru Statement from the Heart refers to sovereignty, and declares:

‘It has never been ceded or extinguished, and co-exists with the sovereignty of the Crown.’

It is clear that proponents of the ‘Yes’ campaign are mindful of the inevitability of the Australian people becoming co-sovereigns of this great nation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Prime Minister Albanese will never admit that co-sovereignty is on the agenda because if he did the Australian people would...

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