Other MPs were willing to give the motion more time, but the Government were not. I got to speak briefly to it though and put on the record what First Nations leaders have said about the decision in recent days. 2/3
Treaty means listening to First Nations communities. It is about showing respect now, listening now and acting now. This is not what Treaty looks like. 3/3
P.S. The Libs tried to pull me up for saying that the monarch represented colonisation, and claimed that I wasn't allowed to reflect on the Queen in Parliament in that way. But the monarchy *does* represent colonisation to many, and we should be able to talk about it.