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Yes campaign heads to Albury-Wodonga for sold out community forum

Yes23 Campaign Director Dean Parkin will tonight join the Minister for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney and the Member for Indi Helen Haines at the Indi Voice to Parliament community forum in Wodonga.

The already sold-out community forum to be held at the Cube in Wodonga will give locals a chance to find out more about the referendum and get involved in the conversation.

Yes23 continues to have a significant presence across the region with the Albury-Wodonga for Yes supporter group talking to locals and undertaking activities such as doorknocking and letterboxing.

Dean Parkin said the campaign was energised by the support for a Yes vote across the region and will hold more conversations with locals in the coming months.

“We already have significant support across the Albury-Wodonga region. This is an opportunity for locals to find out more about how this proposal will deliver practical change on the ground in areas such as health, housing, education and jobs,” Mr Parkin said.

“Community forums such as this are all about engaging with Australians, having conversations and building more support for constitutional recognition through a Voice to Parliament.

“This is about bringing Australians together. We are building a positive movement that includes people from all walks of life and we encourage everyone to get behind this referendum that will give Indigenous people a real say on issues that affect them.

Helen Haines encouraged local residents to livestream the event and said the conversation was an important one for the region to be having.“I’m delighted to welcome Minister for Indigenous Australians, Linda Burney, and Yes 23 Campaign Director, Dean Parkin, to Wodonga to have them share why the upcoming referendum is so important.“This Community Forum is a chance for the people of Indi to hear first-hand how the Voice to Parliament will positively impact the lives of First Nations communities, and why it is needed now.

“It is my hope that following the Forum, people feel informed, energised and motivated to get out there and back in the Yes campaign.”

Locals can still watch the Indi Voice to Parliament community forum tomorrow night between 7.30-9.00pm by registering here.

About Yes23

Yes23 brings together grassroots organisations all campaigning for constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through a voice to parliament.


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Website: https://yes23.com.au

 

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