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Record numbers of Australians enrol for referendum on Indigenous recognition

A depiction of the Australian Aboriginal Flag is seen on a window sill at the home of indigenous Muruwari elder Rita Wright, a member of the "Stolen Generations", in Sydney, Australia, on 19th January, 2021

Sydney, AustraliaReuters A record number of Australians have enrolled to vote next month in a referendum to recognise the country’s Indigenous people in the constitution, according to the election commission. Australians will be asked in a referendum on 14th October whether they approve altering the constitution to enshrine an Indigenous advisory body called the “Voice […]

Australia PM unveils draft Indigenous recognition referendum question

Australia Anthony Albanese 12 July 2022

Sydney, AustraliaReuters Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on Saturday unveiled the wording of a draft referendum question as part of moves to enshrine an Indigenous voice in parliament. The government is seeking a referendum, which is necessary to make changes to the constitution, on recognising indigenous minorities in the constitution and requiring governments to consult […]