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Nidja Act was given assent il the 17th of September 2015 wer amends the 1889 Consitution Act.

Inserted into preamble:[edit | edit source]

And whereas the Legislature of the Colony, as previously constituted, was replaced through this Act with a Parliament, to consist of the Queen, the Legislative Council and the Legislative Assembly with the members of both Houses chosen by the people, and, as constituted, continued as the Parliament of the Colony until Western Australia’s accession as an Original State of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901 and thereafter has been the Parliament of the State;

And whereas the Parliament resolves to acknowledge the Aboriginal people as the First People of Western Australia and traditional custodians of the land, the said Parliament seeks to effect a reconciliation with the Aboriginal people of Western Australia

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Referance[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.parliament.wa.gov.au/Parliament/Bills.nsf/08CEDFB61948DAEB48257E67000A0DA4/$File/Bill138-1.pdf, Constitution Amendment (Recognition of Aboriginal People) Bill 2015.