NSW Premier is hiring an 'Executive Director for Truth and Healing' to be paid ... trends now
The NSW Premier's office is hiring an executive director to lead the government on 'truth and healing' in the wake of the failed Voice to Parliament referendum.
The role is reserved solely for Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander candidates, and commands a salary of up to $339,000.
A newly posted advertisement for the role says the successful candidate will be 'responsible for enshrining the voice of Aboriginal people in strategy, plans and programs' in government.
'This role will focus on leading truth telling to embed healing and celebrate culture.'
Despite Australia's resounding rejection of a constitutionally enshrined Voice to Parliament, this high level government role will be in charge of 'developing an incubator team for future reform initiatives' surrounding 'truth, treaty and Voice'.
Truth, treaty and Voice are the three pillars of the Uluru Statement from the Heart. While the Voice was considered the first avenue to pursue, the 'culmination of the agenda' is actually the development of treaty and truthtelling mechanisms.
The NSW Premier's office is hiring an executive director to lead the government on 'truth and healing' in the wake of the failed Voice to Parliament referendum
The role is reserved solely for Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander candidates, and commands a salary of up to $339,000
NSW Premier Chris Minns has now been accused of trying to 'implement this by stealth' by Prue Macsween - against the wishes of the Australian public.
Dugald Saunders, leader of the NSW Nationals, told 2GB's Ben Fordham he only learned about the role when the program alerted him to it on Thursday, and said it appeared a particularly short recruitment window.
The job advertisement was posted on October 20 and closes on November 12.
Australians took to the polls on October 14 and voted against a Voice in the constutition 61 per cent to 39 per cent.
Throughout the campaign, treaty and truth was one of the key drivers of concern within the general public, as was the lack of information about