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Two-tongued Voice

The tension at the heart of the Yes campaign

26 August 2023

9:00 AM

26 August 2023

9:00 AM

There is a tension at the heart of the Yes campaign for an indigenous Voice to parliament. It has puzzled me for some time why, when the government is doing all it can to convince us the Voice is just a gracious invitation on the part of indigenous people for us to join them in a journey towards a new national unity (or some such claptrap) and that it’s just a simple change to the constitution, on the other hand the members of the Referendum Working Group are going out of their way to tell us what it’s really about...

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