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Voice referendum failure is still misunderstood

1 June 2024

3:38 AM

1 June 2024

3:38 AM

The profound misunderstanding why over 60 per cent of voters rejected the Voice referendum’s proposition is demonstrated in a May 29, 2024, column by one of Australia’s most respected quality thinkers and writers on politics: Paul Kelly, Editor-at-large of The Australian, where he is discussing a new book by Damien Freeman.

Judging by the plethora of published comments on the referendum since its failure (or its success if you voted ‘No’), even many of the ‘No’ voters themselves didn’t articulate the hidden, belligerent agenda that they instinctively rejected.

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