Pat Dodson’s emotional tribute to Jacqui Lambie addressed the deeply-seated problems with the Australian Constitution


Senator Pat Dodson has paid tribute to Jacqui Lambie in the Senate following her resignation

Like many others, Western Australian Labor Senator Pat Dodson stood up in Parliament today to farewell Jacqui Lambie, who resigned from the Senate after British authorities confirmed she is a UK dual citizen, as her father was born in…

Rear 2bBut unlike others, Mr Dodson’s remarks came from a different place.

The ‘Father of Reconciliation’ took the opportunity to point out how Ms Lambie’s Scottish heritage had brushed aside her Indigenous inheritance, as a result of a Constitution that fails to recognise Australia’s First…

“We don’t have a…

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