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Indigenous Voice Co-Design Senior Advisory Group announced

Indigenous Voice Co-Design Senior Advisory Group announced

Indigenous Affairs Indigenous voice
Friday, 08 November 2019

National Indigenous Australians Agency

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The Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP, has announced the membership of the Senior Advisory Group, which will lead the co-design process to develop local, regional and national elements of an Indigenous voice.

The Senior Advisory Group is made up of a majority Indigenous Australians, and includes leaders and experts from across the country who will draw on their skills and experience to guide the co-design process. The Group is co-chaired by Professor Tom Calma AO and Professor Dr Marcia Langton AM.

Members of the Senior Advisory Group:

  • Professor Tom Calma AO
  • Professor Dr Marcia Langton AM
  • Professor Fr Frank Brennan SJ AO
  • Professor Peter Buckskin PSM
  • Ms Josephine Cashman
  • Ms Marcia Ella-Duncan OAM
  • Ms Joanne Farrell
  • Mr Mick Gooda
  • Mr Chris Kenny
  • Cr Vonda Malone
  • Ms June Oscar AO
  • Ms Alison Page
  • Mr Noel Pearson
  • Mr Benson Saulo
  • Ms Pat Turner AM
  • Professor Maggie Walter
  • Mr Tony Wurramarrba
  • Mr Peter Yu
  • Dr Galarrwuy Yunupingu AM

The Senior Advisory Group will advise the Minister on options for models that will ensure that Indigenous Australians are heard at all levels of government - local, state and federal.

The first meeting of the Senior Advisory Group will be held next Wednesday 13 November 2019.

Read the Minister’s announcement.

Read more about the Indigenous voice co-design process.