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PM: voice not ‘not a third chamber of the parliament’

Albanese is asked whether he believes the question being proposed is simple enough for Australians to understand what they’re voting for. Albanese says it is a “simple proposition which is consistent with good manners”.

It says where you are implementing a policy that affects a group, in this case the oldest continuous civilisation on the planet, something we should be proud about, you should consult, involve them.

This makes it very clear this doesn’t change in any way the primacy of our democratically elected parliament.

Where we have sought to impose things from Canberra, without that consultation, without their involvement, is where problems have arisen over the last 121 years.

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