Indigenous Voice

The Guardian • Indigenous Voice

Issue #2046

IWD SA

In her welcome at Fidel’s, a venue belonging to the Workers’ Club, Sally Mitchell, president of the Port Adelaide Workers’ Club and the Port Adelaide...

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Issue #2063

LETTER

Dear Comrade Editor I’ve heard a lot about the possible limitations of the Voice to Parliament. All I’m really hearing is that if a Voice...

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Yes to voice banner Issue #2069

YES – It’s on

A vote for no will tell us unequivocally that you are comfortable to continue witnessing the despair of our people. A vote for yes says...

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Issue #2021

Treaty authority established in Victoria

On 16th August, the Victorian Parliament passed legislation creating an independent body to oversee treaty negotiations between the Victorian government and the state’s Traditional Owners....

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Issue #2071

Time to Listen: An Indigenous Voice to Parliament

A new book explores the need for the Voice, and the background of the ‘great Australian silence.’ Monash University researchers, Professor Melissa Castan and Professor...

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Issue #2021

Stalin and the national question: a first nations case study

To say that the Indigenous Voice to Parliament has caused consternation among Australia’s far-right would be an understatement. Earlier this month, speaking in the Senate,...

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Issue #2063

Vinnies for the Voice

The Vinnies for the Voice better known as Vinnies, supports the Yes vote in the coming Voice to Parliament referendum. “The Society urges all Australians...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2072

LETTER

Voice for the young As a Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander man I am supporting the yes vote for the Voice. Say Yes so...

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Issue #2039

Invasion Day rallies demand “Treaty before Voice”

As many as 100,000 people took to the streets with rallies and marches in every state and territory on Invasion Day, 26th January. Protestors held...

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A Canadian women in traditional wear. Issue #2073

Australia-Canada – 30 years behind?

At a time when Australia is intensely debating constitutional recognition of Indigenous people, it is interesting to look at Canada. They wrote recognition of Aboriginal...

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Issue #2040

Voice, Treaty and Truth Telling

The requests from the Uluru Statement from the Heart imply a journey that all Australians will need to take together to achieve a nation espousing...

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CPA supports a Issue #2052

Thomas Mayo speaks on the Voice

Maritime workers around Australia are hearing from the Union’s National Indigenous Officer, Thomas Mayo, at meetings around the country, about the union’s long-term support for...

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Issue #2071

Waving for the Voice

Queensland: on 16th September, fellow Sunshine Coast Branch member and frequent Guardian writer Graham Holton and I embarked on a series of unorthodox but effective...

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Issue #2062

“We must listen”

The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) says “Yes” to an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice and the full implementation of the Uluru Statement from the...

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Issue #2062

Voice and action

The Closing the Gap strategy was set up in 2008, as part of Kevin Rudd’s Apology to Indigenous Australians. The fact that Closing the Gap...

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CPA supports a Issue #2073

I’ve seen so much history

I was just 17 when the ’67 referendum gave us the right to exist and to be counted in the place we’d always called home....

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Issue #2072

So much for the ‘Canberra Voice’!

The NSW vote is shaping up to be crucial for the Voice referendum, so members of the Canberra Branch decided to tour peripheral towns near...

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Issue #2058

Aboriginal housing: Australia’s biggest policy failure?

The inadequate if not negligent response of governments around Australia to the critical issue of Aboriginal housing – perhaps the country’s biggest policy failure –...

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Issue #2040

The Communist Party of Australia Calls for a YES vote to the Voice in the upcoming Referendum

The Communist Party of Australia Central Committee at its meeting in January 2023 came out proudly in favour of a YES vote in the upcoming...

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CPA supports a Issue #2045

“Yes” to the Voice

Recently, CPA General Secretary, Andrew Irving, spoke with members of the NSW Hunter branch. The topic: the CPA’s support for a “yes” vote in the...

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Issue #2048

Voice to Parliament: the progressive YES

You’re going to hear a lot of negative things about the Voice to Parliament in the months between now, and when the referendum is held...

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Issue #2066

Sunshine Coast Branch – YES Campaign

The Sunshine Coast Branch was very active in July with our YES campaign flier and banner drop. The region north of Brisbane covers a diverse...

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Issue #2049

People’s power in the 21st Century

As year 2000 ticked over, the leaders of the United States claimed the 21st century as an “American Century” but it is unfolding more like...

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“Port Adelaide for Yes” meeting, showing Uncle Mickey O’Brien with his long black cord of Australian history. Issue #2071

Port Adelaide for Yes

Unionists and Yes supporters gathered in the historic Waterside Workers Hall in Port Adelaide on Thursday, 7th September to show their solidarity with First Nations...

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Issue #2049

MAY DAY

The international working class continues to commemorate the struggles and gains achieved over 134 years since the first May Day commemoration in 1889 which remembered...

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Issue #2055

DINGO

Child advocacy group, SHINE for Kids, has released distressing findings of a national survey which reveals the suffering and compounding disadvantages experienced by the voiceless...

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Issue #2060

Public Sector Union campaigns for The Voice

The CPSU has joined the union-wide “Unions for Yes” campaign with the support of the CPSU’s National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Caucus and our...

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Issue #2068

Class interest and Voices

One really bad argument against a Yes vote for the Voice to Parliament is that that a small group of Australians – Indigenous people –...

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Issue #2057

NSW Nurses and Midwives back the Voice

As Australia is being asked to consider a Voice to Parliament for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the New South Wales Nurses and Midwives’...

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Issue #2065

Tricks and Treaties

Are you scared yet? Australia’s conservative opposition wants you to be frightened. Scares are second nature to the Liberal Party. Only four years ago, they...

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Issue #2060

Why we support the YES campaign!

On 19th June 2023, Parliament passed a bill for a referendum to recognise Indigenous Australians in the Constitution,  and to give them a Voice to...

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Issue #2072

On 14th October vote YES!

Vinnie Molina On 14th October the Australian electorate will decide whether to amend the Constitution for recognition of Indigenous Australians and a Voice to Parliament...

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Issue #2073

Not alright

In arguing for a YES vote for an Indigenous Voice to Parliament, we are arguing change. People who oppose the Voice sometimes say that the...

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Issue #2057

Maritime Union of Australia launches Voice to Parliament film

The documentary film COME WALK WITH US premiered on 7th June, introduced by executive producer Thomas Mayo. Mayo is a former wharfie, an author, a...

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Issue #2073

On 14th October vote and write YES!

For the last 4 months since launching a week of action in July, the CPA has actively campaigned for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

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Issue #2055

The Voice in context

In 2007, Operation Outreach, involving 600 Australian Army soldiers was launched against Indigenous communities to implement the Howard Coalition government’s Northern Territory Intervention policy. The...

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CPA supports a Issue #2057

Unions for YES workshops coming soon

The Communist Party of Australia supports and is campaigning for a YES vote in the coming referendum on an Indigenous Voice to Parliament. As the...

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