Voice to Parliament funding welcomed but questions raised over who will pay for the campaign

The federal government has committed millions of dollars to advancing its centrepiece Indigenous Affairs policy, realising the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

A referendum on an Indigenous Voice to parliament will receive $75 million, with the bulk of funds to go to the electoral commission for preparations and increasing the number of First Nations people enrolled to vote.

  • Dana Morse
  • ABC

The money comes on top of $160 million dollars already set aside in the government’s contingency reserve to deliver the referendum.

Wamba Wamba man and member of the Uluru Dialogue leadership team Eddie Synot said the funding was welcome.

“It’s good to…

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