Interim report set to test ideas on Recognition

July 11, 2018

A federal parliamentary committee will “feed the ball into the scrum” with its first report on constitutional recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples at the end of the month, according to one of […]

Lenders feeding off the vulnerable, says report

July 11, 2018

Pay day lenders and charity collectors are cashing in on vulnerable remote communities in the Northern Territory with inadequate or limited knowledge about financial services, a report by South Australia’s Flinders University said. The report, […]

Njamal probe nears end

June 26, 2018

An inquiry into a trust set up to benefit the Njamal people of WA’s north is expecting to report to the State’s Attorney General by the end of the month. A WA Justice spokesperson told […]

Ab corp chief banned, fined for corruption

June 26, 2018

A former chief executive officer of Murchison Region Aboriginal Corporation has been disqualified from managing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations for seven years and ordered to pay a penalty of $250,000, according to the […]

Just one week away from making history

June 13, 2018

Victoria is set to continue to make Australian history next week when key legislation in its move towards a treaty is expected to reach the Upper House of State Parliament. The state’s move has made […]

SA rehab body cries foul over cuts

June 13, 2018

The South Australian-based Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council faces closure after the Federal Government announced it would cut funding to the parent body from January, according to its chief executive officer Scott Wilson. The ADAC […]

Lawyers hail wisdom of second Koori Court

June 13, 2018

The New South Wales Government’s decision to extend the Youth Koori Court to another Sydney children’s court — at a cost of $2.7 million over three years — has been welcomed by the Aboriginal Legal […]

Deadly virus sparks meeting in Alice

May 30, 2018

Representatives of Aboriginal community-controlled health services in Central Australia, Alice Springs Hospital and key research groups will meet in August as an $8 million taskforce is launched to tackle the potentially deadly HTLV-1 virus in […]

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