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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership
Lowitja Institute has identified significant economic benefits for Australia, including the potential for up to $10 billion-a-year savings in health, from a constitutionally embedded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament.
The economic opportunities are outlined in a new Lowitja Institute policy position paper: Better outcomes and value for money with a seat at the table: How an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice can lead to more effective Australian Government investment for First Nations communities.
The report finds the Voice would provide a permanent channel for the Federal Parliament and Executive Government to hear expert advice from our communities across the country, including through: