Published: 28 July 2023
Author: Ryan Carlisle Thomas
Ryan Carlisle Thomas Lawyers Proudly Supports the Voice to Parliament Referendum: Paving the Way for a More Inclusive Australia
Ryan Carlisle Thomas Lawyers, a leading Melbourne legal firm dedicated to championing justice and equality, proudly announces its firm endorsement of the Voice to Parliament Referendum. As a steadfast advocate for social progress and Indigenous rights, we firmly believe that this referendum presents a pivotal opportunity to advance reconciliation and create a more inclusive Australia.
The Voice to Parliament Referendum aims to enshrine in the Australian Constitution a constitutionally guaranteed Indigenous Voice to advise Parliament on matters concerning First Nations peoples. By providing a platform for Indigenous voices to be heard at the highest level of decision-making, this referendum represents a significant step towards acknowledging the unique heritage and history of our First Nations communities.
Ryan Carlisle Thomas Lawyers recognizes the importance of respecting and valuing the rich cultural diversity that makes up the fabric of our nation. We firmly believe that empowering Indigenous voices and perspectives is not only essential for reconciliation but also crucial for making well-informed and equitable policy decisions.
"We are proud to throw our full support behind the Voice to Parliament Referendum," says Ron Pearce, Managing Partner at Ryan Carlisle Thomas Lawyers. "Australia's journey towards reconciliation requires active engagement with and understanding of the experiences of our First Nations people. By supporting this referendum, we are taking a significant step towards ensuring Indigenous Australians have a genuine say in matters that affect their lives and communities."
As we move forward, Ryan Carlisle Thomas Lawyers reaffirms its commitment to playing an active role in fostering a more just, compassionate, and unified Australia. We encourage all Australians to join us in supporting the Voice to Parliament Referendum and embrace this historic opportunity to create a brighter, more inclusive future for our nation.
We strongly encourage all Australians to learn more about this important issue. Visit https://www.reconciliation.org.au/reconciliation/support-a-voice-to-parliament/ to read more.