Advocates for an Indigenous voice have rejected a suggested change to the referendum question.

Speaking at the Garma Festival in Arnhem Land last year, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese put forward his draft of the wording as “Do you support an alteration to the Constitution that establishes an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice?”

Priest and human rights lawyer, Father Frank Brennan told Sydney’s 2GB the current proposal will affects more than just parliament.

Noongar woman and human rights lawyer, Associate Professor Hannah McGlade told the ABC the current proposal comes from years of effort and consultation.