Calls continue for Referendum for a voice to Parliament

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait representatives continue their calls for a referendum that would see them gain representation in parliament, and a voice in policy and legislation impacting their lives.

Recent calls for a voice to parliament were dismissed by the then Priminister Malcolm Turnbull as undemocratic.

While these comments are disheartening for those advocates, efforts continue.

Chair of the lowitja institute Pat Anderson speaks to the Wire on why having representation is so vital.

 

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