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‘Voices’ are stacked against remote Indigenous communities

12 October 2023

2:06 PM

12 October 2023

2:06 PM

‘We need to listen to people’ so that ‘governments actually respond to people on the ground’.

These were the words of the Prime Minister on Tuesday, spruiking his proposed Voice to Parliament days out from the referendum, but the question remains: whose voices will the Prime Minister be listening to if the Voice prevails?

Throughout the referendum campaign, the Prime Minister and other Voice advocates have invoked the name of the Calma-Langton report whenever questions are raised about the critical details of their proposal.

Far from being a voice for disadvantaged remote Indigenous communities, new analysis of the Calma-Langton report by the Institute...

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