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The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council is posting hard copies of the One Journey, Together Kitchen Table Conversation Guide to every parish in Australia, asking Catholic communities to deepen their understanding of the upcoming referendum.
Five Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people will attend an international Catholic gathering in Washington D.C. next week, along with indigenous people from the United States, Canada and New Zealand. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
Victoria’s Aboriginal Catholic community has gifted a new message stick to St Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne, representing Aboriginal people’s contribution to the Church in Australia. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
Australians will vote on the Indigenous Voice to Parliament within the next six months, after the bill to trigger the referendum passed the Senate 52 votes to 19. Source: SBS News.
The Indigenous Victorians who will deliver a treaty between the state government and First Nations people have been chosen after a record number of voters turned out to elect the 22-representative body. Source: The Age.
Linda Burney and supporters of an Indigenous Voice to Parliament are rejecting calls to reset the Yes campaign or delay the referendum, with the Indigenous Australians Minister declaring Australia has come too far to turn back now. Source: The Australian.
Sister of Mercy Therese Masterson is one of the Australians hosting kitchen-table conversations of no more than 10 people in the hope that informed citizens will vote Yes in the Voice referendum. Source: The Guardian.