Goldstein for Yes
Welcome to the Goldstein for Yes Community
Here is some information on the Voice to Parliament, who we are and what we are planning to do.
We are a broad coalition of people from our local community who have formed a non-partisan group to work togther and deliver a successful YES outcome at the Voice Referendum on 14th October 2023.
Our Purpose: We have a single-minded objective to give all voters in Goldstein a no risk reason to say YES in the Voice Referendum.
Our Code of Conduct: We are campaigning with respect, hope, and reconciliation. Our aim is to move forward together as united team, community and society.
Communication Channels: We use Slack as our team's communication channel. Once you sign up we will send you an invitation to join our Goldstein for Yes Volunteer Team Slack channel.
Events Calendar: Please refer to the events calendar below where you can RSVP to join our volunteer activities straightaway.
Referendum & Voice to Parliament Information
Later this year, we will vote in the first Referendum in Australia in 24 years.
We will have to say YES or NO to:
“A Proposed Law: to alter the Constitution to recognise the First Peoples of Australia by establishing an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice.
Do you approve this proposed alteration?”
Below you’ll find some of the best resources that explain where the call for a Voice to Parliament comes from and why the request is being put to the Australian people and not Parliament.
1. Uluru Statement Home - Uluru Statement from the Heart
2. How do the Yes and No Campaigns stack up?
Constitutional law experts take a look.
3. Professor Megan Davis
In this 10 minute video, Professor Megan Davis explains how the call for a Voice to Parliament came to be and why it is so important.
The Voice to Parliament: Megan Davis | 10 minute Genius - Ep 6 | ABC Australia - YouTube
4. Why the Voice is the right change for Australian Constitution
Constitutional experts Megan Davis and George Williams explain why they believe putting the Voice in the constitution will result in the best outcomes for Indigenous Australians. And Alex Andreou dissects what the latest UK by-elections mean
Why the Voice is the right change for the Australian Constitution
5. Four Short Explainer Videos on The Voice
Zoe Daniel, Independent MP for Goldstein, has put together 4 short explainer videos on the Voice
The Voice Explained
6. What do you tell your grandchildren?
4 minute video where
7. Fact Checking the YES and NO Campaigns
You can read the YES case for the official pamphlet that will be sent to all Australians ahead of the referendum here. Neither the YES or the NO case were independently fact checked before release, however, you can fact check them here:
- RMIT ABC Fact Check: The Yes and No arguments have been published without fact checking. Here's what you need to know
- SBS Fact Check: We gave the Voice to Parliament pamphlets to fact checkers. Here's what they said
- Guardian Australia Yes Campaign Fact Check
- Guardian Australia No Campaign Fact Check
9. Misconceptions about the Voice
Thomas Mayo, a Kaurareg and Kalkalgal Erubamle author and director of Australians for Indigenous Constitutional Recognition addresses some of the Voice misconceptions on the Full Story podcast.
Thomas Mayo on why Peter Dutton is wrong about the voice - podcast | Australia news | The Guardian
10. The Voice to Parliament: Debunking 10 Myths & Misconceptions
There are many myths and misconceptions muddying the waters on this vote. In this article, members of the Faculty of Law at Monash University explain 10 of the most common.
Voice to Parliament: Debunking 10 myths and misconceptions – Monash Lens
11. Indigenous Voice to Parliament Information Paper
This document has been prepared by the First Nations Portfolio (FNP) at The Australian National University (ANU). It provides responses to common concerns currently being raised about the Voice. It is intended to help people better understand some of the complex issues and confusing commentary that has surrounded the Voice proposal so they can make an informed decision when they vote at the referendum later this year. Indigenous Voice to Parliament - ANU
We look forward to working with you all to deliver a successful YES outcome in Goldstein.
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