Get the full picture

How to best recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in our Constitution is a topic for all Australians. 

On 30 June 2017, the Referendum Council handed down its report to the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition. View and download the Final Report of the Referendum Council.

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Final Report

The Referendum Council delivered its Final Report on 30 June 2017.

Read and download the report

Responses to discussion paper

Responses to the discussion paper closed on 15 May 2017.

You can read them here

Discussion paper

Read a discussion paper outlining possible models of reform. Listen to audio recordings in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages.


Get the facts

Get the full picture on what the proposed changes to the Constitution mean for all Australians.

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Watch videos of the five options for the constitutional reform


The Council held 12 First Nations Regional Dialogues, and an ACT Information Day to discuss what form constitutional recognition should take.

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The Council

The Referendum Council was appointed to advise the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition on options for constitutional reform.

Meet the members