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Referendum Resource Hub

Referendum Resource Hub

In 2023 Australians will vote in a referendum that asks a simple question – should Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people be recognised in the Constitution through a Voice to Parliament?

At Australian Communities Foundation, we are listening closely to our First Nations advisers and working to provide you with opportunities to learn from First Nations leaders about the upcoming Referendum.

As part of this work, we will be sharing the latest resources and ways you can get involved here on our Referendum Resource Hub.

Key resources



Australian Communities Foundation Director and proud Gunditjmara man, Rueben Berg, takes a look at the different perspectives on the upcoming Referendum and shares his own.

Yes 23

Yes 23 is the home of the Yes campaign for constitutional recognition. This website is your go-to for campaign resources. You can also sign up to become a volunteer on the campaign.

Go to website

Uluru Dialogue: Uluru Statement

This website from the Uluru Dialogue is a great educational resource for understanding the three pathways to justice set out in the Uluru Statement: Voice, Treaty and Truth.

Go to website

Together, Yes

Together, Yes is working to generate a huge groundswell of community support for a Voice to Parliament by people coming together and holding Kitchen Table Conversations about the central issues.

Go to website | Watch the webinar launch

Passing the Message Stick

The Passing the Message Stick website details findings from a two-year research project on best practice messaging to build public support for self-determination and justice, paving the way for long term change.

Go to website

Training Course

The Uluru Dialogue and From The Heart have developed an online course that explores what is meant by Indigenous Constitutional Recognition through a Voice – and what a Voice to Parliament is, and is not.

Take the course

Get involved

As a funder

Register for our Referendum funder briefing on 29 March to hear from our First Nations Advisory Group on the important work that lies ahead. Register here

Attend briefing led by First Nations Advisory Group – 29 March

We’re inviting members of our giving community to attend a briefing on the Referendum and learn how Australian Communities Foundation will be working with First Nations communities this year and how you can get involved. This is your opportunity to hear from First Nations leaders on the important work that lies ahead. The session will be led by our First Nations Advisory Group. Members include Rueben Berg (ACF Director), Chris Croker (ACF Director) and Jody Barney.

Register here

Pre-register for Impact Fund 2023 event – 27 April

Join us for the Impact Fund’s 2023 showcase event in Melbourne, where our giving community will come together to learn from First Nations leaders and advocates on how we can get involved as we approach the Referendum. Pre-register

Support the work now

There are several organisations that you can support now to help build their capacity for the busy months ahead.

Yes campaign: Learn more | Make a grant request

Uluru Dialogue: Learn more | Make a grant request

Host a fundraising event

Some of our fundholders are already leading their own fundraising efforts by hosting events. Australian Communities Foundation can collect and redistribute donations on your behalf, or you can fundraise directly for the groups above. Contact our Donor Services Team on 03 9412 0412 or email to discuss how we can support your own fundraising event.

As an individual

Have conversations within your community

One of the simplest and most effective ways to support the campaign is to have conversations with the people in your life. The official Guide to talking about the Voice to Parliament and other resources can support you in having these conversations.

Share your support on social media

Share your support online! Use hashtags and update your profile picture and email signatures using assets from the campaign and the Uluru Dialogue to make your support visible.

Attend a yarning circle

The Uluru Dialogue is running yarning circles in the lead-up to referendum day through the Start a Yarn initiative. Register for a yarning circle to join an active listening session on why the Uluru Statement and a Voice to Parliament are so important. Learn more and register

Sign up as a volunteer or supporter

Sign up to volunteer with the campaign or become a host for the Together, Yes movement to support campaigning efforts.

As an organisation

Show your support on social media

Demonstrate your support using assets developed by the campaign and the Uluru Dialogue. Encourage your networks to show their support too.

Roll out educational resources

Share the Uluru Dialogue and From The Heart’s training course with staff, clients and networks so they can learn more about the Uluru Statement and a Voice to Parliament. From The Heart’s Explainer video series is another great educational resource.

Host an event

Many organisations around the country will be holding BBQs and similar events for supporters and those who want to learn more about Voice to come together, learn more and get more involved with the campaign. Consider running an event with your community.

Get in touch

Do you have a suggested resource for the list? Want to chat with us about how you can support the Voice?

Contact us below.