In today's news bulletin:
* The newly appointed race discrimination commissioner Chin Leong Tan has claimed that Australia is not a racist country ahead of assuming his official role on Monday.
* A local Arrernte women who has been advocating for more Aboriginal midwives and health workers says there needs to be more Community controlled health programs for aboriginal people living in rural and remote areas throughout the country.
* And a new school program which aims to improve understandings of first nations languages is being introduced in the Northern Territory’s leading university
CAAMA news team: Kyle Dowling, Lorena Walker, Philippe Perez