/ 12 October 2023

A new Voice


Indigenous leader Pat Dodson is back on the campaign trail for the ‘Yes’ vote after recovering from cancer treatment. Senator Dodson – also known as the “father of reconciliation” – gave a passionate speech to the National Press Club yesterday, telling voters that “‘No’ is not neutral. ‘No’ is a denial of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples”. Those fronting the official ‘No’ case say if they prevail on Saturday, it won’t be a reason for celebrating. Jacinta Nampijinpa Price says she’ll feel “relief” when the referendum is over. PM Anthony Albanese says the campaign has been “an honour of my life” after greeting ultra-marathoner/former Liberal MP Pat Farmer on his 13,500km ‘Run for the Voice’ at Uluru. Only 2 more sleeps to go until voting day…

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