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Flat White

Not with a constitutional bang, but a legislated whimper: South Australia forces through Indigenous ‘Voice’

Malinauskas ignores 61.4 per cent of South Australians who ‘No’ at the national referendum

4 March 2024

2:00 AM

4 March 2024

2:00 AM

On March 16, elections to South Australia’s legislated ‘State First Nations Voice’ will be held with 113 candidates nominating for 46 positions in six ‘Local Voice’ regions. With the national ‘Voice to Parliament’ having retired to lick its wounded pride after receiving a drubbing in the referendum, this state Voice is something of a consolation prize courtesy of the state Labor government of Premier Peter Malinauskas.

South Australians voted 61.4

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