"The Uluru Statement From The Heart is a message written to the Australian people from Indigenous Australians. It is the culmination of more than a decade's work and the largest deliberative process with Indigenous people on Australia's Constitution in our nation's history. Thirteen meetings were held across the country with a final national convention involving hundreds of delegates at our nation's physical and spiritual heart Uluru…"
Uluru Statement from the Heart signing video
To learn more about the Uluru Statement From The Heart and the three themes - Voice, Treaty and Truth, please go to the Uluru Statement From The Heart website.
"There have been many calls for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to have a voice…most recently, from the 2018 Joint select Committee on Constitutional Recognition relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. The committee recommended the Australian Government initiate a process of co-design to develop proposals for an Indigenous Voice. The Australian Government accepted this, demonstrating a strong commitment to the process to co-design an Indigenous Voice."
(Australian Government: National Indigenous Australians Agency - Indigenous Voice Co-Design Process: Interim Report to the Australian Government, October 2020)
To learn more about the Indigenous Voice Co-Design Process, visit the National Indigenous Australians Agency's website.