The Greens senator will hold combating the ‘waste of cash’ for the referendum on constitutional change, however won’t help the No vote.
Greens Senator Lidia Thorpe has refused to rule out exploring legislative choices forward of a referendum if it might expedite the federal government’s dedication to truth-telling and treaty, as help for the federal government’s Indigenous Voice to Parliament loses steam.
“The Greens need reality and treaty to be taken as significantly because the Voice and known as for $161 million to be put in the direction of this within the final price range,” Thorpe informed Crikey.
“Different issues that we’ve placed on the desk in our negotiations with Labor embrace enacting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Individuals, maintaining youngsters out of jail, and making Medicare obtainable in prisons. This may save peoples lives, earlier than any referendum.”