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Why I am voting “yes” in the referendum: Bishop Daniel Abot

“We are a democratic country and the only way that our policy makers can hear people is if their voice is heard. This is the only way that positive change, including closing the gap, can happen…The Voice is an invitation to all Australians to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples so they can improve the quality of life for their families and wider communities,” says Bishop Daniel Abot

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Bishop Daniel Abot's Good Friday 2023 message

“One Good Friday in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya during the late 90s, I remember some people in the surrounding community started to attack women refugees who went to collect firewood for Good Friday commemorations…I am so grateful that everyone in Australia can commemorate Good Friday without the fear of being physically attacked,” says Bishop Daniel Abot