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Voice offers a pathway to peace says Pearson in crucial pitch for Yes vote

Australians have been promised a peace dividend from the Indigenous Voice in a crucial pitch from Yes campaigner Noel Pearson to convince voters to back the change and reject what he called a confected war from the No side.

Pearson said the defeat of the Voice would lead to years of continued culture war from the No camp, while a positive vote would ease the animosities of the past and set up a practical way to address problems in the future.

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‘It’s bunkum’: former Liberal party director and John Howard chief of staff dismisses no campaign arguments

Tony Nutt, the former federal director of the Liberal party and chief of staff to John Howard, has dismissed as “nonsense” and “bunkum” arguments against the Indigenous voice to parliament. “It’s just, it’s practical, and it’s constitutionally safe,” he told a Liberal-dominated Wentworth for the Voice...

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‘Stand with me’: Cathy Freeman declares her support for the Voice

Australian sporting icon Cathy Freeman has thrown her weight behind the Voice referendum,   imploring Australians to “stand with me” and “show our support for Australians who need it the most. I can’t remember a time when change has felt so urgent. When momentum has been...

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