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Australians to reject Indigenous Voice in referendum, final YouGov poll shows

Australians to reject Indigenous Voice in referendum, final YouGov poll shows

AUSTRALIANS are set to overwhelmingly say 'No' to a proposal to constitutionally recognise the country's Indigenous people in a referendum, one of the final opinion polls ahead of the vote showed. Australians have to vote 'Yes' or 'No' to a question asking whether they agree to alter the 122-year-old constitution to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people, and create a body, called the Voice to Parliament, that can provide advice to the government. More than 4 million people have already cast their ballot after early voting began on October 2. With less than two days to go before voting…
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EXPLAINER – U.N. summit seeks to shape a food system fit for the future

EXPLAINER – U.N. summit seeks to shape a food system fit for the future

MEGAN ROWLING PEOPLE don't agree on much when it comes to food. But most think how we produce it isn't working for everyone on the planet, nor for crucial natural systems vital to food production, including soils, water and the climate. In response, an upcoming U.N. summit on food systems aims to curb damage to the environment and wildlife from what's on our plates, as well as tackle hunger made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic and climate-heating emissions from agriculture and food waste. Preparations for September's event, due to take place in New York, have already brought together governments, farmers,…
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