POSITIVE POLICY

Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have a unique place in our nation as Australia’s first peoples and as custodians of the oldest continuing cultures in the world.

Australia’s Constitution needs to change to recognise the history, language and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and reflect our nation’s fundamental belief in the importance of equality and non-discrimination.

Labor wants meaningful and substantive change, change that unites the nation and reflects the hopes and aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Labor is working to build public support for constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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