The Prime Minister says all advice given by a First Nations Voice to Parliament would be made available to the public.

As Parliament resumes, Several Labor members have been questioned about Special Envoy for Reconciliation Senator Pat Dodson’s suggestions that a Voice to Parliament would advise National Cabinet.

Speaking to reporters on Monday, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said that a First Nations Voice’s advice would be public and reiterated that it would not have the power to veto decisions made by Parliament.

“This is a Voice to Parliament and it will be a voice that will release its views publicly – will be available for all has been one of the principles that has been there.”

“And of course so many of the issues go across different levels of government, this is about consultation. It won’t have a right of veto, it won’t be a funding body, its very clear with the principles that have been put out.”