Qantas has unveiled plane bearing decals exhibiting the airline’s assist for the indigenous vote to parliament.
The new livery options the ‘yes23’ brand, together with the message ‘Qantas is proud to support Voice to Parliament’.
The airline shared a photograph of the brand new livery on social media earlier than exhibiting off three freshly decked-out plane at an official launch social gathering attended by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese in Sydney on Monday morning.
Qantas chief govt Alan Joyce mentioned assist for The Voice continues the flag provider’s long-term dedication to reconciliation, together with the thought of a ‘fair go’
It is nice to see a lot assist from Parliament within the Chamber. Qantas was based within the Twenties due to the First Nations. They helped us uncover touchdown websites. We wouldn’t be right here with out them,” Joyce mentioned on the launch.
Qantas has unveiled its newest pledge of public assist for the indigenous vote to parliament
Qantas was one of many first corporations to have a reconciliation motion plan. Internships, trainee packages to offer First Nations individuals with high quality jobs, and a program that works with First Nations suppliers.
“We are here today to affirm and demonstrate our support for an indigenous voice in parliament.”
“We’re literally flying the flag so that every major city, every major city, gets to see this message, which is fantastic.”
AFL legend Adam Goodes not often appeared in public to point out his assist for The Voice.
He posed for photographs and gleefully amongst airline workers and Yes campaigners earlier than participating in a panel dialogue.
The launch was one other alternative for the Prime Minister to make an impassioned plea for Australians to vote sure when the referendum is held later within the yr.
“The spirit of Australia is saying yes, and it is saying yes because this will help reconciliation in a practical way,” Albanese mentioned.
The Voice is a proposed advisory physique that might make suggestions to the federal authorities and parliament on legal guidelines and insurance policies that have an effect on Indigenous individuals.
A referendum on The Voice will probably be held between October and December of this yr.