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Flat White

Why we said ‘no bloody way’

17 October 2023

4:05 PM

17 October 2023

4:05 PM

After 18 long months of dominating the airwaves, TV screens, and opinion columns, Australians have finally been able to have their say on the Voice referendum. Collectively, we didn’t just say ‘No’ – we shouted, ‘No bloody way! Bugger off Albo… Tell ‘im he’s dreamin’!’

Figuratively of course, otherwise our votes would have been counted as informal, just like an ‘X’ on the ballot, but that’s the clear message the count displayed in Aussie vernacular.

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