Exclusive: Independent senator says Anthony Albanese ‘needs to act’ on recommendations of 1991 royal commissionGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe independent senator Lidia Thorpe has said she could “pull back” on opposing the voice if the government commits to implementing recommendations of the royal commission into Aboriginal deaths in custody, urging Anthony Albanese to announce action before referendum day.Thorpe told Guardian Australia this week that she was “not necessarily campaigning” against the voice but was hoping for a no result, and agreed with no campaign leader Warren Mundine’s claim that treaties would be more likely in the event the referendum fails. Continue reading…
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Author : Josh Butler
Publish date : 2023-09-23 00:00:13
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