- Australians will vote in a referendum on an enshrining an Indigenous Voice to Parliament.
- AFL and Rugby Australia have announced they are supporting the Yes campaign.
- Several AFL clubs had already announced their support.
The campaign to enshrine an Indigenous Voice to Parliament has gained more support, with the AFL and Rugby Australia both announcing public support for the Yes vote.
The AFL issued a statement on social media on Thursday saying it “proudly supports the recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Australian Constitution through the Voice to Parliament”.
It comes as Rugby Australia announced its support through a full-page ad in the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper on Thursday offering support.
“The Voice is not about division. It’s about union,” Rugby Australia’s statement was titled.
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