South Australia launches state-based Voice to Parliament

ABC News March 1, 2024, 09:00 PM UTC

Summary: South Australia's inaugural state-based Voice to Parliament, led by Commissioner Dale Agius, aims to provide Aboriginal people with direct representation. The model includes 46 elected First Nations representatives forming six local Voices, with a focus on addressing community issues. The success of the Voice will be measured by its impact on Closing the Gap targets. Early voting for the elections opens on March 6, with 113 candidates vying for 46 seats. Voting is non-compulsory, and the electoral commission will begin counting on March 25.

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