September 13, 2023
This weekend thousands of supporters for a ‘yes’ vote in the referendum will “Walk for Yes” in events across the country to show there is wide and deep support for a First Nations Voice.
The Uniting Church supports the Voice as an opportunity to celebrate the First Peoples of Australia in our constitution, and through a Voice to Parliament, listen to First Nations voices and insights in addressing the challenges faced by their communities.
Uniting Church members are encouraged to show their support by joining a Walk for Yes close to them or to show their solidarity across the weekend in other ways.
So far, there are Uniting Church contingents being planned for the events in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Sign up to our Facebook event to get any updates.
Uniting Church meeting points
Adelaide: steps of Pilgrim Uniting Church (12 Flinders St) at 11am, Sat 16 Sep.
Melbourne: State Library lawns, La Trobe St side (328 Swanston St) at 11.30am Sun 17 Sep - look for UCA banner.
Sydney: Artillery Gun at Redfern Park (Cnr Redfern St & Elizabeth St, Redfern) at 1.30pm Sun 17 Sep .
Darwin: Mirragma Gunugurr-Wa Sculpture at the Daly Street end of the Esplanade at 3.45pm Sun 17 Sep - look for Moderator Tony Goodluck with the blue ‘Uniting for the Voice: Yes’ banner.
If you can help coordinate a contingent in another location, please send a meeting time and location to email@example.com
“The Uniting Church supports the Voice as an opportunity to celebrate the First Peoples of Australia in our constitution and through a Voice to Parliament, listen to First Nations voices and insights in meeting the challenges faced by their communities."
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