Motions: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
Thursday, 14 February 2013
Aboriginal and Torres Strait
TE URUROA FLAVELL
I seek leave to move
without notice and without debate a motion in relation to
Australia’s recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander peoples as its first people.
URUROA FLAVELL: Kia ora tâtou. I move, That the
House congratulates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
peoples on achieving the unanimous recognition of the
Australian House of Representatives as Australia’s first
people, the acknowledgment of their continuing relationship
with their traditional lands and waters, and respect for
their cultures, languages, and heritage.
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