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Federal and state governments have been lashed for a weak and piecemeal approach to tackling Indigenous disadvantage that risks becoming “another broken promise” for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Source: Canberra Times.
Supporters of the Indigenous Voice to Parliament are split on whether an October, November or December poll would give the referendum its best chance of success. Source: The Australian.
Constitutional lawyer and prominent Yes campaigner Greg Craven says he’s “beside myself with rage” after one of his quotes criticising the Government’s preferred model for an Indigenous Voice to Parliament was used in the official No pamphlet. Source: The Australian.
The pitches for the Yes and No campaigns on the Voice to Parliament have been unveiled, with some sports stars endorsing a Yes vote and opponents arguing the proposal is “risky, unknown [and] divisive”. Source: News.com.au.
Pamphlets containing information about the “yes” and “no” cases for the Voice to Parliament are set to be unveiled as Australia nears the landmark referendum. Source: Canberra Times.
Recent celebrations in the Kimberley in Western Australia have shown that the Catholic faith and Indigenous culture in the region are alive and thriving. Source: Broome Diocese.
Indigenous Australians Minister Linda Burney says she will task the Voice to Parliament with generating fresh ideas in health, education, jobs and housing from day one, in a speech aimed at defining its purpose and agenda. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.