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The Voice: Community Conversations, Fawkner

Do you have questions about the Voice?

Are you unsure about your vote? 

Join us for a conversation led by First Nations speakers reflecting a diverse range of views. 

This forum aims to showcase different perspectives within the First Nations community and offers a unique opportunity for non-indigenous people to gain a deeper understanding of the upcoming referendum vote and supporting Aboriginal self-determination.  

Your participation will help shape important discussions about the future of First Nations people in our nation. 

Key topics include: 

  • What the Uluru Statement from the Heart means
  • How the Voice to Parliament could help Aboriginal people
  • How the Voice is different from other advisory groups


  • The forum will be hosted by Uncle Charles Pakana  
  • Gary Murray – Multi-clan descendant, Elder, activist and Member of the Victorian First People’s Assembly. Gary Murray is a resident of Fawkner 
  • Liz Phillips – Member of Merri-bek First Nations Advisory Committee and a proud Yankunytjatjara woman. 
  • Tarneen Onus-Williams - Yigar Gunditjmara, Bindal, Yorta Yorta person who has worked in Aboriginal community control most of their career. They are currently working on Passing the Message Stick - a research project designed to shift the public narrative in support of First Nations justice and self-determination. 



Phone: 9240 2467