Pat Dodson articulates the DLP policy on Indigenous Affairs

Sensible decisions can only be made when they are made with the input and support of the Indigenous communities they are going to effect.

“Indigenous communities need to be part of the solution. Top down measures don’t work.” Senator Pat Dodson

The following is an article in which Senator Pat Dodson decries the fact that Indigenous communities have had to endure policies dreamed up by authorities who have never and will never suffer the consequences of those policies.

The DLP expects that all decisions effecting local communities, Indigenous and otherwise, must be done with the full consultation of the members of those communities.