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Constitution Reconciliation reform recommendations and proposed protection from racial discrimination

The key theme of Constitiutional Recognition is around reform and protection against racial discrimination for first nations peoples.
 
 (The key theme of Constitiutional Recognition is around reform and protection against racial discrimination for first nations peoples.
 
A document originally drafted in the 1920's, the current push from the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recogntion is for the Australian Government to pass laws at the benefit of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples instead of legislating laws that discriminate based on race and race power.
 
As time ticks on towards the planned 2017 Referendum, it is important to understand more on this reform amongst the political divide.
 
Director of International Advocacy for the Human Rights Law Centre Ben Schokman, explains the sections and recommendations.
 
We hope this analysis provides further information to all communities.
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