OPINION: Conaghan not representing Cowper on the Voice

DEAR News Of The Area,

THE median age of people in Cowper is 47 whilst the median age for Indigenous people in Cowper is 22.

Pat Conaghan defending the National’s position against the Voice referendum attempts to silence both the numerous young emerging Indigenous leaders but also the sensible non-Indigenous who share a desire for reconciliation and solutions rather than division.

The member is representing only the male pale stale rather than fighting for meaningful constitutionally recognised Indigenous consultation.

Peter LEWIS,
Park Beach.

2 thoughts on “OPINION: Conaghan not representing Cowper on the Voice

  1. Matt Conaghan is speaking for the National Party and not the people. His disingenuous speech smacked of tired paternalism and echoed that tired old trope “Some of my best friends are Jewish, but …”

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