Major Legal Firms Support the Uluru Statement from the Heart
August 5, 2020
The Uluru Statement from the Heart has the support of many of Australia’s leading law firms as a sensible way forward to change the Constitution and include a Voice to Parliament. This reform is vital to giving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people a say over the policies and projects that are being applied to them.
The 18 leading law firms around Australia said in a statement:
To the First Nations of Australia:
Thank you for your Uluru Statement From the Heart, an invitation to Australia and the Australian people.
Thank you for your invitation to walk with you in a movement of all Australian people for a better future.
We recognise the Uluru Statement From the Heart as an historic mandate to create a fuller expression of Australia’s nationhood.
We hear and support your call for the establishment of a First Nations Voice enshrined in the Constitution and for a referendum as a national priority.
We look forward to working with and supporting you, governments and all Australia to take this next step towards reconciliation.
The supporting law firms are Allens, Arnold Bloch Leibler, Ashurst, Baker McKenzie, Clayton Utz, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Dentons, DLA Piper, Fisher Dore, Gilbert + Tobin, Herbert Smith Freehills, Holding Redlich, Jackson McDonald, King & Wood Mallesons, Lander & Rogers, Minter Ellison, Norton Rose Fulbright and Russell Kennedy.
If your organisation supports the Uluru Statement From the Heart, then contact us to join our campaign for a fairer Australia. It’s time to deliver the change needed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.