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  • Constitutional recognition will contribute significantly to a more unified and reconciled nation for the simple reason that all Australians can regard it as a significant step forward in addressing past wrongs and failures and enabling greater self-determination for Indigenous Australians.
  • Establishing an Indigenous Voice to Parliament is critically important to the empowerment of Indigenous Australians in tackling the challenges their communities face, leading to more empowered and stronger communities.
  • The Business Council and its members have a long record of working to close the gap in Indigenous disadvantage.
  • Business Council members employ more than 20,000 Indigenous Australians, and have spent or contracted over $2 billion with Indigenous-owned businesses and joint ventures since 2014.