What is your full name?
What is your postal code?
Do you support recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples by changing the Constitution or making some other kind of legal change?
What should the change look like?
It should be worded more around the traditional owners of this country
Should we have a statement that acknowledges the First Peoples of Australia?
Yes. This should be in the Constitution.
Where is the best place to put it?
It should placed the same place we recognise the queen
What should the statement say?
We acknowledge the first people's of Australia being the traditional owners of this country
Do you have any other comments on a statement about the First Peoples of Australia?
The first people's should be recognised and the People of Australia be educated through the school system.
Should the word 'race' be taken out of the Constitution?
Should the Australian Parliament keep the power to make special laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples?
Do you have any other comments on powers to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples?
They need to know us and our history before they make decisions for us. Who is teaching them our ways.
Do you think that a guarantee against racial discrimination should go into the Constitution?
Do you have any ideas about what words to use for that guarantee, or where in the Constitution to put it?
Racial discrimination should be implemented into the school systems as this is where life's journey begins surrounded by people of different race and colour . It should be put into the constitution on education
Should the guarantee protect all Australians against racial discrimination, or only Indigenous Australians?
If there is not enough support for a guarantee in the Constitution, what other things can we do to stop racial discrimination in national laws?
They should have programs on racial discrimination
Do you think Indigenous people should have a say when Parliament and government make laws and policies about Indigenous affairs?
Should a new Indigenous group be set up under the Constitution to give advice and make sure Indigenous people have a voice in political decisions that affect them?
Is it worth creating the new group if it can only give advice and does not have the power to block new laws?
Do you have any ideas about what the new group would look like?
It needs to be strong group who will look at all avenues of getting what's right for our people
Do you have any other comments on this Indigenous group?
The voice needs to come from grass roots people not people who live in cities and don't know the real needs of our people
Should we delete section 25?
What would we achieve by getting rid of section 25?
We have freedom of speech and aright to vote so it pointless in keeping it there
Is there any point in keeping it?
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