Panel including Noel Pearson, Stan Grant and Nakkiah Lui says reforms are already being misrepresented

Politicians are framing proposed reforms that would give Indigenous Australians a greater say in parliament as “impossible” in order to set them up to fail, the Indigenous writer and actor Nakkiah Lui has said.

Speaking on an all-Indigenous panel of Q&A for Reconciliation Week on Ngunnawal land in Parliament House in Canberra on Monday night, Lui said that any criticism of the changes proposed by Indigenous people that began by presupposing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people had equal footing under the Australian constitution was incorrect.

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