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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Barton
  • Minister for Indigenous Australians (since 1 Jun 2022)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 July 2016 — Federal election
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Questions without Notice: Makarrata Commission (8 Aug 2023)

“Y (—) (): I thank the member for Farrer for her question. What I have to say is difficult to listen to. We support the Uluru Statement from the Heart. We support constitutional recognition through a voice. We support makarrata, and funding has been allocated in line with our election commitment. The reason that we need a voice is that for far too long governments have made policy for...”

Questions without Notice: Makarrata Commission (8 Aug 2023)

“Thank you, Mr Speaker. I have certainly mentioned makarrata and funding allocated to makarrata. I was speaking about life expectancy. We need a voice because the suicide rate for our people is twice as high. We need the Voice for people like Kaya, Betty and Adele Sandy, who lived at Doomadgee in north-west Queensland. All three women had been diagnosed and lived with rheumatic heart disease...”

Questions without Notice: Makarrata Commission (8 Aug 2023)

“I thank the member for Hume for his question. I'm very pleased you've raised the issue of money. As I have said, funding has been committed to a makarrata in line with the policy that we took to the last election. You might have noticed that. But our priority is Constitutional recognition through a Voice. That's what the referendum is about, because not all governments in the past have...”

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 208 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)