Opinion

Amanda Vanstone | Our Welcome to Country can be more inclusive

Amanda Vanstone
Updated September 1 2023 - 11:19am, first published August 31 2023 - 5:30am

The overzealous rhetoric from some of the pro Voice campaigners has led to a bubbling if not bursting out of push back. Chief among the most recent is a call to end Welcome to Country. This is a classic example of debate generating into a "I'm right, you're wrong" slanging match. We are, and should always, aim to be better than that.

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Amanda Vanstone

Amanda Vanstone is a former senator for South Australia, a former Howard government minister, and a former ambassador to Italy. She writes fortnightly for ACM.

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