Researchers believe isolation is key contributor to the spread of a rare genetic disorder growing in number throughout Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory.
The creators of a new culturally acceptable screening tool which helps diagnose depression in older aboriginal people believe that it will allow the start of new processes to diagnosing a range of other mental health issues.
In Central Australia where the Duke and Duchess are set to arrive. Three Lucky Central Australian School students will get the chance to meet the royal pair.
The creators of a new culturally acceptable screening tool which helps diagnose depression in older Aboriginal people believe that it will allow the start of new processes in diagnosing a range of other mental health issues.
meanwhile health authorities are warning residents in Central Australia to cover up and protect themselves from mosquito – borne diseases…following the recent heavy rain.
In local news Alice Springs Town Camp residents have protested against laws which prevent them from having a drink in their own home..
A stern warning to both the Federal coalition and Giles CLP governments from the three breakaway Aboriginal MLA’s….. their people own more than 50 percent of the of the Northern Territory’s landmass and as such they are key stakeholders in any future developments.
An award winning aboriginal author who’s critical of proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act says he believes there is already enough freedom of speech in Australia.
CAAMA News Team: Justin Fenwick, Paul Wiles, Pam Reilly, Mikaela Simpson, Damien Williams
Traditional owners of Uluru have lashed back at the government for proposed plans for further development on their country
An Alice Springs based youth refuge is calling on the federal government to wake up to the seriousness of the issue regarding young people who have no where to live.
in other news a peak representative body for the delivery of mental health services is calling on the Abbott Government to confirm a highly successful program will recive ongoing funding for the next financial year.
CAAMA news team: Paul Wiles, Lorena Walker, Pam Reilly, Justine Fenwick, Damien Williams
Northern Territory Police, Fire and Rescue Service have re-emphasised the danger of swimming in the Todd River following an overnight incident in Mbantua Alice Springs where it was feared a youth had been washed away in the fast flowing current.
The rain may have cleared in Central Australia but driving on bush roads can still be dangerous.
Northern Territory households are paying more per week for fuel and transport than food according to a new social services report.
As search efforts for missing flight MH370 continue, some members from Northern Territory Emergency Services are now set to play a vital role in the effort to locate the missing plane.
CAAMA News Team: Paul Wiles, Justin Fenwick, Damien Williams
Lawyers acting on behalf of Muckaty traditional owners in the Northern Territory have welcomed the court determination for evidence to be heard in Tenant Creek. A move which will allow more people from the community to attend and give evidence.
Western Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlum says he is keen to continue his fight against the proposed nuclear waste dump at Muckaty ion the Northern Territory.
On the Back of the Repeal of Section 18C the Online Hate Prevention Institute has criticised the Government, and their plans to change the laws surrounding the protection of ethnic persons.
CAAMA News Team: Paul Wiles, Mikaela Simpson, Pam Reilly
The Australian Greens have seen a swing towards the party of more than 6% following the rerun election in Western Australia. Gains by the Palmer United Party and the Greens have come at expense of the major parties.
The national children’s commissioner is concerned that proposed changes to the racial discrimination act will send the wrong message to Australian youth that vilification and intimidation of ethnic minorities is ok.
With one in nine women being diagnosed with breast Cancer the Northern Territory health minister is urging Aboriginal women living in communities to take advantage of a new mobile screening service.
CAAMA news team: Paul Wiles, Justine Fenwick, Damien Williams
The peak representative body for Australia’s Jewish community is working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and other ethnic groups to challenge proposals by the Abbot Coalition government to water down the Racial Discrimination Act.
Unrest continues in Northern Territory politics with a former Labor Aboriginal MLA adding her voice to the call for the three rebel back benchers to resign from the country Liberal Party.