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Tuesday, 19 March 1968

Mr WENTWORTH - This matter is under active consideration. There is difficulty in finding a representative whom Aboriginal people throughout Australia would accept as speaking for them. But I can assure the honourable member that this whole idea of giving Aboriginals a voice and a right of decision in relation to themselves and some responsibility for their own future is one of the cardinal rules which will activate the policy of the Council and the Office of Aboriginal Affairs.

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