What next for treaty negotiations following Voice referendum

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As several First Nations communities end a week of silence following the October 14 referendum, many across the country have turned their heads back to The Uluru Statement From The Heart. Its three requests state: Voice, Treaty and Truth.

With Australia voting No on a Federal Voice, some activists and Indigenous leaders are continuing the push for treaty.

However, an expert in constitutional law believes the Voice defeat could impact treaty negotiations, with the outcome already sparking mixed response from state and territory governments, including hesitation over treaty process in some jurisdictions.

Where is Australia at now with its treaty processes and where does treaty fit in the context of First Nations communities?

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