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Universities lean towards ‘yes’ in Indigenous Voice referendum


Some researchers are campaigning ahead of vote on 14 October, while others urge informed debate

Australian researchers and academics are weighing up their positions ahead of a referendum on the proposed Indigenous Voice to Parliament.

The referendum, scheduled for 14 October, is asking whether the Australian constitution should be changed to mandate the Voice, which would be a statutory body representing Indigenous Australians and advising both parliament and the executive arm of government on matters affecting Indigenous people. Its exact form would be established by legislation.

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