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Flat White

Voice ruptures the bond

26 August 2023

7:38 AM

26 August 2023

7:38 AM

No, no, no! It’s not the lack of detail nor the promise of its permanence in the Constitution, nor that it is the path to treaty and to the fight for reparations. It is that it is a bellicose insult on its face. The mere idea and pursuit of the Voice ruptures the bond that has strengthened between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians that was so vividly demonstrated in the result of the 1967 referendum.

The proposal itself smears Australians as uncaring bigots.

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