NOT A MISTAKE TO DELAY REFERENDUM: SENATOR

May 24, 2017

Indigenous senator Malarndirri McCarthy doesn't think it's been a mistake to delay a referendum on constitutional recognition.

There were hopes a vote would coincide with the 50th anniversary of the landmark 1967 referendum, on May 27, which recognised Aboriginal people in the census and gave the Commonwealth powers to create equitable laws for them.

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