According to this article broad consultation is now on the way.
We assume the word indigenous is understood. How many of our parliamentarians are indigenous?
The outdated models and techniques used to lead this discussion are of concern.
Australia is different demographically, technologically and socially from the last century. Unless individuals see deliberations over serious matters seeking and satisfactorily taking into account the views of people like them, serious change initiatives will fail.
Constitutional change faces a high bar in Australia, and success will require promotion by trusted sources. Our politicians and institutional leaders do not enjoy such levels of trust.
There are public deliberation processes used elsewhere that could move Australia forward - Let's use them.