Please find date stamped updates regarding the Voice Referendum below:
Friday, 22 September 2023
The Indigenous Voice Referendum: A Buddhist Approach
Photos from the Fremantle Yes Rally on 19 September:
Tuesday, 19 September 2023
Join Venerable Mettaji at the
Fremantle Yes Rally
Date: Tuesday, 19 September
Time: 4:45 PM
Location: Walyalup Koort, Fremantle
You’ll hear from Voice to Parliament leaders – Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Linda Burney MP and Uluru Statement from the Heart signatory and Yes23 Spokesperson, Thomas Mayo.
Everyone is welcome. Feel free to share this invitation with anyone who may like to learn more about the Voice.
Friday, 15 September 2023
Footage of Venerable Mettaji’s speech at Wesley Uniting Church on Friday 8 September:
Link to AEC & The Social Policy Group’s free online referendum information sessions for multicultural communities
Delivered in English with an interpreter.
The online information sessions will discuss:
- what the Constitution is
- what a referendum is
- how to participate in a referendum
- how to enrol to vote (or update your information)
- how to make your vote count
- how the results of a referendum are decided
Monday, 11 September 2023
56 minute silent meditation with Ajahn Brahm at Dhammaloka
On Saturday 9 September, Ajahn Brahm left Bodhinyana Monastery for a rare appearance during Rains Retreat. Accompanied by Ajahn Bodhidhaja and Venerable Mettaji, Ajahn Brahm led a silent 56 minute meditation in support of the YES vote in the upcoming Voice Referendum. The full meditation can be viewed here: Meditation for the Voice Referendum
Wesley Uniting Church Opening day of National Multifaith Weekend of Prayer, Reflection and Meditation.
Photos of Venerable Mettaji and Venerable Chokyi among other faith leaders who made addresses in support of the YES campaign.
Friday, 8 September 2023
Tuesday, 5th September 2023
Friday, 1st September 2023
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