Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese recommended changes to the constitution in a speech at the Garma Festival, ahead of a referendum on an Indigenous Voice. Photo: EPA-EFE
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese recommended changes to the constitution in a speech at the Garma Festival, ahead of a referendum on an Indigenous Voice. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Australia Prime Minister Anthony Albanese plans landmark Indigenous referendum for parliamentary representation

  • PM unveiled plans for a referendum on changing the Australian constitution to set up a representative Indigenous body in parliament
  • Constitutional changes need a national referendum. Any successful referendum needs over 50 per cent of votes and in a majority of Australia’s 6 states

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese recommended changes to the constitution in a speech at the Garma Festival, ahead of a referendum on an Indigenous Voice. Photo: EPA-EFE
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese recommended changes to the constitution in a speech at the Garma Festival, ahead of a referendum on an Indigenous Voice. Photo: EPA-EFE
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