2023 Referendum Information
Adelaide Hills Council does not have an official position supporting a Yes or No vote in the 2023 Referendum.
Adelaide Hills Council:
- Acknowledges the Uluru Statement from the Heart and acknowledges that the Statement seeks to have, amongst other things, a First Nations Voice to Parliament enshrined in the Australian Constitution.
- Notes the passage of the First Nations Voice Bill 2023 through State Parliament and assent by Her Excellency the Governor of SA.
- Is supportive of the upcoming Federal referendum, proposing a law; “to alter the Australian Constitution to recognise the First Peoples of Australia by establishing an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice".
- Acknowledges and accepts that such a decision to approve this proposed law to alter the Australian Constitution is a matter for the Australian people.