Greens pledge support for Voice to Parliament after senator quits

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The Greens person confirmed they will support nan Voice to Parliament referendum, hours aft Senator Lidia Thorpe discontinue nan statement complete nan issue.

The national statement room coming agreed to support authorities enabling nan referendum and to run for nan "yes" vote, it announced successful a statement.

"The Greens were nan first statement to support each elements of nan Uluru Statement from nan Heart and coming we reaffirm that commitment," Greens Leader Adam Bandt said successful a statement.

Greens leader Adam Bandt addresses Lidia Thorpe's resignation from nan party.Greens leader Adam Bandt addresses Lidia Thorpe's resignation from nan party. (9News)

"Following months of chat pinch Labor which resulted successful backing for truth and pact and guarantees that First Nations Sovereignty will not beryllium ceded, and aft chat pinch our statement and our ain Blak Greens network, nan Greens will support nan Voice referendum.

"We want nan referendum to succeed, we want first Nations justness and we want truth and pact arsenic good arsenic a Voice."

Senator Lidia Thorpe quits nan Greens Party to proceed nan Black sovereign movement.Senator Lidia Thorpe has discontinue nan Greens and will move to nan crossbench. (9News)

The DjabWurrung Gunnai Gunditjmara had earlier questioned nan Voice to parliament, which nan Albanese Labor authorities is pushing to win astatine a referendum this year.

"This state has a beardown grassroots Black sovereign activity afloat of staunch and committed warriors and I want to correspond that activity afloat successful this parliament," Thorpe said today.

"It has go clear to maine I can't do that from wrong nan Greens.

"Now I will beryllium capable to speak freely connected each issues from a sovereign position without being constrained from portfolios and agreed statement positions."