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ALICE SPRINGS NAIDOC Week 2013! 26th of July 2013

NAIDOC 2013 Alice Springs – Imparja Commercial from CAAMA on Vimeo.

Imparja ad for the 2013 Alice Springs NAIDOC event here in town this Friday! Come along and support this great event!

Check out the 2013 NAIDOC Week Alice Springs page to join the event and keep updated! https://www.facebook.com/events/421437504642384/

CAAMA News 22-7-13

CAAMA News Team: Nerida Currey

The Alice Springs Community will come together this Friday the 26th of July, for local NAIDOC celebrations, showing their pride and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.

Reports say a panel has declared the NSW Aboriginal Land Rights Act a ‘substantial failure’ with a backlog of claims which would take 57 years to clear.

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CAAMA News 19-7-13

CAAMA News Team: Nerida Currey

The National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples has announced the results of the 2013 Co-Chair elections.

The 2013 National NAIDOC Person of the Year says the biggest issues for Aboriginal people to address for the future are problems of the heart and spirit.

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CAAMA News 17-7-13

CAAMA News Team: Nerida Currey

A Northern Territory Correctional Centre which implemented a smoking ban has recieved positive feedback, with inmates and officers saying they are more healthy and happy because of it.

In Victoria  the State’s first Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People has been appointed.

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CAAMA News 16-7-13

CAAMA News Team: Nerida Currey

The Territory Country Liberals Government has announced a new funding formula for homelands which includes extra monetary support to help make them a viable place to live.

A new research network has been launched which aims to increase PhD completion rates among Aboriginal people.

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CAAMA News 15-7-13

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CAAMA News Team: Nerida Currey

The 2013 National NAIDOC Award Winners have been announced at an awards ceremony in Perth.

Football clinics at two locations in central Australia this week will allow kids in remote communities to meet sporting heroes, while helping to fight Trachoma in remote Aboriginal communities.

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CAAMA News 10-7-13

CAAMA News Team: Nerida Currey

NAIDOC Week events are continuing accross the country, celebrating the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Meanwhile Aboriginal leaders and role models are sharing their NAIDOC messages with the community.

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Phd candidate and Nyoongar man Tuguy Esgin shares his journey…

Mr Tuguy Esgin believes using exercise as a form of medicine can help Aboriginal people avoid a range of chronic diseases.

He speaks to Nerida Currey on Strong Voices about his research into exercise for Aboriginal people, and his journey from being told he would not make it to university, to now being a PhD candidate.

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CAAMA News 9-7-13

CAAMA News Team: Nerida Currey

Australia’s Journey to Recognition, a movement raising awareness for the recognition of Aboriginal people in the country’s founding legal document, is travelling through the Territory, and will reach Alice Springs this Wednesday.

A new book launched in Central Australia Monday night aims to open the discussion about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues.

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A new book launched in Central Australia Monday night aims to open the discussion about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues.

The book titled In Black and White: Australians All at the Crossroads, launched by Chief Minister Adam Giles in Alice Springs, is a compilation of contributions from influential Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, about Indigenous issues.

Northern Territory Minister for Regional Development and Aboriginal Advancement Alison Anderson, who made a contribution on real education and real jobs says the weight of responsibility is on all Australians.

Minister Anderson joined Nerida Currey live on Monday’s Drive Time…

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Create Foundation Lucas Moore on QLD Child Protection System Report

The final report of the Queensland Child Protection Commission Inquiry has been released, with recommendations for Aboriginal children to have monthly contact with their kin.

Commissioner Tim Carmody QC presented his final report to the Queensland Government on the 1st of July this year, concluding the Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry.

Peak children in care advocate group Create Foundation have welcomed the release of the report, and have indicated that their initial review of the report has identified many positive aspects.

Create Foundation Queensland Coordinator Lucas Moore says the group had a key involvement during the inquiry; facilitating a series of focus groups with the commissioner around Queensland and identifying key issues.

Mr Moore joined Nerida Currey on Strong Voices to tell us more.

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