The Voice to Parliament
The Voice to Parliament is the subject of an upcoming referendum in Australia. The referendum seeks to alter the Constitution of Australia.
The Voice provides permanent representation and recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Constitution.
The Voice will be a new body that represents Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from across Australia to provide their input into the decisions, policies and laws that are made by the government and parliament.
The referendum question will be:
The debate about the Voice and the referendum has become politicised and there are many differing perspectives. Finding accurate resources online that support and build legal literacy can be a challenge for educators, students and members of the community. This website seeks to provide an accessible, clear and evidence-based overview of the issues and arguments involved in the referendum, and provide reputable and interesting resources that will assist in providing a reasoned response to some of the misinformation online.