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Indigenous voice ‘fundamental’ to reconciliation, says Linda Burney

Twenty years after Linda Burney helped organise the iconic walk for reconciliation across the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the federal Labor MP fears there is not enough political will to achieve the next phase of Indigenous recognition.

Ms Burney, who chaired the NSW Reconciliation Committee in 2000, vividly remembers the morning of the bridge march: “We had absolutely no idea if anyone would turn up.”

  • Ella Archibald-Binge
  • The Sydney Morning Herald

She needn’t have worried.

Around 300,000 people turned out on…

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