Senate debates

Monday, 11 September 2023


Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Reference

6:44 pm

Photo of Tim AyresTim Ayres (NSW, Australian Labor Party, Assistant Minister for Trade) Share this | Hansard source

Madam Chair, it is an extraordinary thing to say. Then to go on to say that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in this country have 'somehow been discriminated against'—how can you live in this country and not see what it is about us not to think clearly about our history? We are a stronger country when we reflect honestly on our history. When we see that tens of thousands of years right across the country, 60,000 years in some parts of the country—


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