Of course, an understanding of Aboriginal voice integration and diffusion needs to consider the perspectives of committee members. But it isn’t only a question of asking their opinion about how Aboriginal ‘voice’ is integrated in committee processes, but asking questions about the routine processes and practices of committees.


The AVID interview questions are based on Anthony Giddens’s Structuration Theory (AGST). The AVID study is underpinned by AGST, in that the routine practices and processes of committees are, simultaneously, enabling and constraining Aboriginal voice.