Suzanne Dance

“As a means of providing a platform in Parliament for First Nations people, implementation of The Voice is the least Australia can do. Maybe as John Howard said, we’re not responsible for the actions of our forebears but it is hard to deny that as descendants of Colonisation we have profited and are still profiting from our occupation and usurping of First Nations lands. For this alone (apart from the many other atrocities they have endured over the years) we owe the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples …”