While you’d hardly know it from what politicians and commentators have said during the fractious Voice debate – there is a structure in place that could be used in this post-referendum phase
The “he said/she said” reporting of yesteryear no longer serves a democratic purpose. Media must do better at calling out lies and misinformation.
The referendum has highlighted what many have previously overlooked or denied: that Indigenous Australians (like other Australians) aren’t of one political mind
As of late this week, Leeser had done about 90 webinars, public meetings and speeches advocating for the Voice
Marcia Langton is a woman who says what she thinks, and then some.
Like Langton, Price gives no quarter.
Waging a war on ‘woke’ on issues from climate change to Anzac Day, the right-wing answer to ‘GetUp!’ is leading the ‘no’ vote against a Voice to Parliament.
The official pamphlets for the ‘yes’ and ‘no’ cases for the Voice referendum will be released on Tuesday
In this podcast, Michelle Grattan and Marion Scrymgour discuss Alice Springs, the Voice and other issues facing the Northern Territory.
Anthony Albanese’s attention is laser-like on the Voice, and trying to get up a yes vote. Peter Dutton, for a mix of motives, is focusing on the NT situation, as he campaigns against the Voice.
Price, the new shadow minister for Indigenous Australians, has been one of the loudest, most trenchant opponents of the Voice.
Even though there is strong Indigenous representation in parliament, this does not guarantee Indigenous communities a say in laws and policies made on their behalf.
The committee includes four Indigenous members and two former ministers
This is a vote that is too important to be let fail. Yet you would be an optimist – despite the good support it is getting in the opinion polls – if you rated its prospects at 50-50
The Nationals’ decision sparked a vitriolic response on Tuesday from Indigenous leader Noel Pearson, while the Western Australian National party dissociated itself from it.
Nationals leader David Littleproud said the party didn’t believe the Voice would “genuinely close the gap”
Albanese & Dutton see common ground regarding the National Anti-Corruption Commission legislation introduced to parliament earlier this week.
Jacinta Price’s parliamentary agenda.
Jacinta Price discusses her pre-selection victory and political agenda with Michelle Grattan