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Voice to Parliament Information

At MercyCare, we are committed to reconciliation, recognising its essential role in achieving our mission of bringing compassion and justice to life and breaking cycles of significant disadvantage. This is a long-term endeavour that requires ongoing commitment from everyone.

MercyCare supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart and an alteration to the Australian Constitution that provides for a representative body that gives Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander First Nations a Voice to the Commonwealth Parliament, recognising the special status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first peoples of Australia.

With the impending referendum for the Voice to Parliament, there are many views and questions on what it is, how it will work and what it will mean for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the broader Australian community.

We respect everyone’s right to choose how they vote, and believe we have a responsibility in making sure that people have access to the right information to make their own decision.

Here we have compiled a range of resources to help explain the history of the Uluru Statement of the Heart, our Constitution, the 2023 Referendum, what The Voice is and how it works, along with a handful of websites with views for and against the Voice.

Please note: MercyCare is not affiliated with any of these events or involved in the development of the resources.


We have compiled several resources across the Yes and No vote to allow you to learn and create an informed choice for when it comes time to vote on the referendum.