In her first speech to the Senate, Greens Senator for Victoria Lidia Thorpe will bring Aboriginal people’s calls for Treaty to the national parliament.
“To truly bring this country together, we must not only treat the symptoms of disadvantage, but the cause. We do this with a Treaty,” Senator Thorpe said today.
“First Nations people have long called for a Treaty to be negotiated in this country. In taking my seat as a Senator, I’m bringing those voices to this Parliament.