Answering your Questions on the Voice Referendum
Is the Voice Referendum a Chance for a new Future?
Building Bridges 2023
Wednesday Sept 27 and Oct 4, 7- 9:30pm
Free, supper provided, donations welcome
- v Learn from qualified experienced speakers
- v Share your concerns and get answers to your questions
- v Enjoy honest dialogue and even a choir
How can we honour the goodwill of Aboriginal people in their Uluru Statement from the Heart and follow their call: “We invite you to walk with us in a movement of the Australian people for a better future”?
The Referendum gives all Australians a vote for a constitutional recognition and voice of Indigenous people. Can it create a new platform for Australia as a whole? .
Sept 27 - The Long Road to the Referendum and Current Debates on Constitutional Change and an Aboriginal Voice to Parliament
Shireen Morris, a constitutional lawyer, senior lecturer at Macquarie University and prolific writer who worked with Noel Pearson in Cape York for seven years.
Oct 4 - Sharing Our Work in Western Sydney. Could the Voice Make a Difference?
Jenny Beale and Jack Gibson, founders, CEO and Director of Butucarbin, a large Aboriginal organisation providing essential services and support to the Aboriginal community.
Hear also brief statements from others in Western Sydney why the Referendum is personally important to them and to the nation.
Since 1997 Reconciliation for Western Sydney (R4WS) has been involved in fostering understanding and relationships between Indigenous people and the wider community.
Supported by Parramatta City Council and Western Sydney Community Forum
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Richard Maguire 9896 3839