The Voice Referendum 2023

The Jarlmadangah dancers raise the dust. (25/9/14) (ABC Local: Ben Collins)

Click image for video of “Josephites for Voice”  at the recent
Risk and Dare Conference, Mary MacKillop Place, North Sydney.


Alongside the dreadful history of dispossession and massacres of Australia’s First Peoples over the last two centuries, there have been numerous projects aimed at redressing Indigenous disadvantage. However, these well-intentioned efforts ignored the wisdom of the people they were directed towards, and so had inbuilt collapse. The Yes case has the support of most Indigenous people and it is clear on both the power and the limits of the Voice.
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The Australian Catholic Bishops have issued their Social Justice Statement for 2023-2024. It is entitled Listen, Learn, Love. It provides solid advice for all who are considering their response to the referendum on the Voice to Parliament. Read the Statement here.

We Sisters at Lakemba have an opinion piece in the Catholic Weekly of 20 August 2023. Here is the link or find the article here.