The Voice Referendum Discussion Resources
As Christians we are called to seek justice (Micah 6:8). We pray that these resources help you to discover Jesus’ voice as you consider the upcoming Voice Referendum.
What Baptist Churches are Doing
Table Conversation - Canberra Baptist
Podcast - Gymea Baptist Church
Gymea Baptist Church’s Senior Pastor Marc Rader has made his sermon available on what it means for us as Christians to engage with the Uluru Statement from the Heart.
Resource Page - Thornleigh Baptist Church
Thornleigh Baptist Church has provided their church with a page on their website linking to resources on the topic.
Book Club - Canberra Baptist Church
Seminars - H3O Church
H3O Church hosted a series of online seminars where they asked an Indigenous christian leader to speak.
What Indigenous People are Saying
Surrender 2023 Panel
Listen to a panel share the importance of a Indigenous Voice to Parliament. The panel includes Aunty Patricia Anderson, Lucy Davis, Safina Stewart, and Larissa Minniecon, and is hosted by Te Raina Watego.
Listen to the Heart
Common Grace has information on various justice issues including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander justice and The Voice.
Recognise a Better Way
Recognise a Better Way presents an alternative solution to the proposed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice in the Australian Constitution.
Indigenous leader Mark Yettica-Paulson has shared his views in a short video.
A Just Cause
A Just Cause has a landing page with links and resources to help Baptist churches play a constructive role in public discussion around The Voice.
Baptist Mission Australia
Baptist World Aid Australia
Baptist World Aid Australia has written an article in support of The Voice.
BaptistCare has published an open letter to all Federal Parliamentarians calling them to support The Voice.
Baptist Union of Victoria
The BUV has developed a Resource Pack to help reflect indvidually and collectively on God’s heart for The Voice.
Quick Access Guide (CALD)
The Baptist Union of Victoria has put together a simple Q&A document on The Voice, including links to the Uluru Statement from the Heart in different langauges.
Tim Costello, former president of the Baptist Union of Australia, has writen an article/open letter to churches on The Voice in context.
With All Due Respect
The WADR Project has categorised responses from Christian to The Voice. The WADR Project is co-written by Megan Powell du Toit, Baptist Minister, and Michael Jensen, Anglican Minister.
Uluru Statement From The Heart
AEC Referendum Booklet
The official referendum booklet contains the Yes and No cases prepared by parliamentarians who voted for and against the proposed law.
The booklet also provides information from the AEC on where to vote, what happens at the polling place, and what the ballot paper looks like.
Indigenous Voice Co-design Process Final Report
The Indigenous Voice Co-design Process Final Report was provided to the Australian Government in late July 2021. It sets out a structure of Local & Regional Voices and a National Voice.
The community toolkit provides resources to explain The Voice and the referendum, including videos, posters, fact sheets, templates and more.