Member for the Metropolitan region

Ngarra Murray

Wamba Wamba, Yorta Yorta, Dja Dja Wurrung, Dhudhuroa and Wiradjuri

We are disentangling a complex system. Systemic power imbalances, imposed structures, policies, laws and decisions that have been based on a colonial paternalistic approach. 

The power must be in the hands of our First Nations when it comes to any future negotiations. The Assembly has a powerful role to play in leading change and that change will come from mobilised grassroots and collective action within our nations and clans. We can no longer afford not to work together. 

We need more of our people to register to vote for the next Assembly election. It is the most powerful tool we have and we must use it.  

Inaugural Speech