Strong Voices: 08-02-2018

8th Feb 2018

Strong Voices Coming to you live from the CAAMA Studios in Arrente country in Central Australia & broadcasting around the nation on VAST Channel 911 and online at caama.com.au

In today’s program:

* Teghan Hughes gives us the latest from the Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing which has arrived in Alice Springs today and tomorrow. Watch the inquiry live at their website.

* We hear from Leone Crayden, Executive Director at Q Shelter & Cr Michael Sand, Deputy Mayor of the Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council about thier delegation visit to Federal Parliament in Canberra to push for a commitment to a new 10 year funding agreement similar to the National Partnership on Remote Housing which expires in June 2018.

* NT Minister for Education Eva Lawler also talks about a new scholarship scheme which gives financial support to Aboriginal students who are studying education in the NT. To learn more head to teachintheterritory.nt.gov.au

As well as the latest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander news and our Communities Round Up for remote aboriginal communities here in the central desert

Hosted By Philippe Perez