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Voice to Parliament
In June 2023, the UNAA Victoria Board confirmed support for a Voice to Parliament and commitment to the principles outlined in the Uluru Statement from the Heart. UNAA Victoria recognises the unequivocal links with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and seeks to engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and communities, in line with the Declaration and the goals and values of the United Nations.

What you can do

UNAA Victoria encourages supporters and members to actively engage in safe, respectful and inclusive discussions. These UN resources remind us of the power we have to short circuit both misinformation and disinformation:


The United Nations Association of Australia Statement on the Referendum to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in our Constitution through a Voice.


  1. recognises and celebrates the rights, knowledge and continuing culture and resilience of First Nations Australians
  2. accepts the invitation to walk alongside First Nations Australians to a better future as expressed in the Uluru Statement from the Heart, the Uluru Statement
  3. confirms our support for the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the Declaration
  4. recognises the alignment between the Uluru Statement from the Heart and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  5. recognises the leadership role of the Federal Government, all State and Territory Governments in promoting the YES vote in the forthcoming Referendum to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islande peoples in our Constitution through a Voice.
  6. joins the YES campaign and seeks to promote information and opportunities for our fellow Australians to consider their position.

Read more about the UNAA’s position here.


The UN Sustainable Development Goals – An Australian Handbook

UNAA Victoria Constitution

2021 – 2022 UNAA Victoria Annual Report

2019 UNAAV Global Compact on Refugees Position Paper

UNAA Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls Forum Report


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United Nations
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
UN Women
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)


United Nations Information Centre (UNIC)
UN Women Australia
UNHCR Regional Office – Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights – Pacific Region
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
UNICEF Australia
United Nations Global Compact Network Australia
UN Youth Australia
UN Global Compact Cities Programme
Australian Departments and Agencies
Australian Human Rights Commission
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)