Government website calls for Constitutional Recognition submissions

SAY NO TO CONSTITUTIONAL REFORMThe information below has been posted for your information by the SU website administration agents. Official comments from the organisations spokespersons were not available at the time of publishing.

Parliament will only want submissions on how to support Recognition - but this information might provide Activists with a chance to let the voting public know how much opposition there is. ie Rallies at consultations etc.

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The Parliament of Australia website states that the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples welcomes submissions on steps that can be taken to progress towards a successful referendum on Indigenous Constitutional Recognition.

The following details are from the Government website - Link

The committee welcomes submissions on steps that can be taken to progress towards a successful referendum on Indigenous Constitutional Recognition.

Consultation Schedule:

The committee has agreed to conduct the following consultations:

30 June - Brisbane
1 - 2 July - Cairns and Torres Strait
21 - 24 July - Kimberley Region
1 - 4 Aug - Garma Festival
13 -15 August - Regional Victoria and Melbourne
18 - 20 August - Katherine and Darwin
8 - 10 September - Kalgoorlie and Perth
15 -17 September - Regional SA and Adelaide
26 September - Sydney
3 October - Canberra
9 - 10 October - Alice Springs
3 - 6 November - Regional NSW
12 - 13 November - Hobart and Launceston

Relevant Links:
The committee welcomes submissions
Submissions information
How to make a submission to a Senate Committee Inquiry
Completed inquiries by this committee
Completed Reports none available as at 24 June 2014

Committee Secretariat contact:
Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: (02) 6277 3544
Fax: (02) 6277 5719
jscatsi@aph.gov.au

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