I'ts Time for a Progressive NO Vote from the Grassroots People

RASSROOTS CALLOUT, It’s Time for PROGRESSIVE NO VOTE against the proposed VOICE, 31 May 2023, 10m outside British High Commission, Commonwealth Ave, Canberra

Ghillar, Michael Anderson, Convenor of the Sovereign Union, last surviving member of the founding four of the Aboriginal Embassy and Head of State of the Euahlayi Peoples Republic issues a GRASSROOOTS CALLOUT for people to gather outside British High Commission in Canberra on Wednesday 31 May 2023 to demonstrate the progressive No Vote in opposition to the proposed Voice to parliament and inclusion of First Nations in the Constitution. [node:read-more:link]



What makes this whole thing of leadership and right to speak for Country a modern-day catastrophe for First Nations Peoples in Australia is that the government and their appointed Aboriginal leadership completely ignore these facts. How many times do we have to say, “We are not an homogenous group of people in this country.” We have our language. We have our boundaries that make us different from each to the degree we are individual and diverse Nations. [node:read-more:link]

Acquiescence to the Voice threatens First Nations continuing sovereignty

Acquiescence to the Voice threatens First Nations continuing sovereignty

If First Nations agree to a Voice, which is only advisory, with no power of veto and for which the colonial parliament legislates its structure and composition, international law sees this as acquiescence and a relinquishment of First Nations sovereignty, which has never been ceded and for which so many of our people have died, and continue to assert with the phrase ‘Sovereignty Never Ceded’. - Maintaining our continuing sovereignty is our best protection. [node:read-more:link]

NAC Briefing of Draft Considerations for Self-determination 1984

N.A.C. Briefing of Draft Recommendations and Considerations

I hope this draft document prompts some further thinking about where we are being led and maybe we can begin to think for ourselves and prepare our own independent nations approach to a settlement that you and we want not what the assimilated are prepared to give away. The is will be all lost forever to our future generations. Is this the legacy this generation wants to leave for our future generations? ...
- Ghillar Michael Anderson [node:read-more:link]

Don't be fooled! Voice to Parliament and State-based treaties miss the mark

Mind the State Treaty Traps

Both major political parties tow the colonial line regarding First Nations rights. Even though Labor promises to put the Voice to Parliament to referendum in their first term of office, if they win the election on Saturday, this misses the mark completely. What is the advantage to First Nations Peoples to have a Voice when the Federal parliament has no obligation whatsoever to take notice of any advice offered by consultation, let alone enforce the advice? [node:read-more:link]


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