‘If Australians vote no, I don’t believe it would be appropriate to then go and legislate anyway,’ prime minister says a week out from vote

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The prime minister, Anthony Albanese, says the government won’t try to legislate a voice to parliament if the no vote wins next weekend’s referendum on enshrining the body in the constitution.

Albanese on Sunday was asked on ABC TV: “If it’s a no vote, you walk away from the voice altogether?”

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