While the idea of an Indigenous voice to parliament is huge and important, it is limiting to consider it as the only option, Labor MP says

Indigenous Labor MPs have raised doubts about a plan for an Indigenous representative voice to parliament and questioned the Referendum Council’s failure to recommend removing the race powers from the constitution.

Linda Burney said the recommendation from the prime minister’s Referendum Council would be “contentious in some quarters” and said Australians would be shocked that any proposal would not deal with the race powers.

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