Spencer Zifcak

“One question that relates to the upcoming referendum on ‘The Voice’, and which has recently come to prominence, relates to the question of sovereignty. Who or what is ‘sovereign’ as the term is applied to the governance of Australia? Is there any such thing as Indigenous sovereignty? Might it be said that in Australia sovereignty is or could be shared? Might First Nations people be sacrificing some part of their sovereignty if a Voice to parliament is endorsed at the referendum? What does ‘black sovereignty’ actually mean and is there any chance that it may come into being? In this article, I address some of these questions …”