A senior ABC editor has called for the planned Indigenous Voice to Parliament to include ‘reparations’ and for the ‘transfer of power’ and ‘control’ to Aboriginal people.
Reparations involve making amends for a wrong that has been done, by providing payment or other assistance to those who have been wronged.
On Sunday, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese drew criticism from some quarters over the ill-defined and very broad powers of the Voice to Parliament would work – after announcing it will be the subject of a referendum over the next three years.
Among those was the Coalition spokesman for Indigenous Australians Julian Leeser, who said ‘we need to see more of the detail’ while broadly supporting the idea of a race-based body that will have the power to instruct government over any…
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