Forum on Constitutional Change 22 February 2017

RECON MAN LOGO-1-150x150Reconciliation Manningham invites you to this most important forum on constitutional change

-and our Constitution should say so!

Three key speakers will highlight the need to remove the race-based provisions from the Australian Constitution and affirm that all Australians are equal and remain equal under the rule of law.

Bill Nicholson: ‘ From the Dreaming to the Nightmare’
Uncle Bill is an Elder and Education Programs Manager with the Wurundjeri Tribe Council. He will speak on the nature of Sovereignty in traditional Australian Society and the impacts of colonisation.

Anne Barton: ‘Australia for the White Man’
Anne is a Social Planner and great-granddaughter of Edmund Barton our first Prime Minister. Her talk will cover how the campaign for federation spawned the White Australia Policy, a legacy still with us.

Karen Milward:  ‘What makes us all Australian?’
Karen is a Yorta-Yorta woman and Consultant on Aboriginal cultural differences. She will
show how the land has continued to shape the Australian character, and forge our national
values of Mateship and the Right to a Fair Go -despite the racial clauses still present in our

Where: Manningham City Council Function Room, 1st Floor, 699 Doncaster Road When: 7.30pm, Wednesday 22nd February 2017
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