Alice Springs Town Camp residents have protested against laws which prevent them from having a drink in their own homes.
The rally was organized by Four Corners, a men’s leadership group at Tangentyere which is supported by the Intervention RollbackAction Group and the NT Greens.
A new poll showing 88% of respondents disagree with the idea that it should be lawful to offend, insult or humiliate a person on the basis of race is further evidence that changes to the Racial Discrimination Act are unwarranted and unwanted according to Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner, Tim Soutphommasane.
A first-generation Australian of Chinese and Lao extraction, Dr Soutphommasane was raised in southwest Sydney. He completed his Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford, from where he also holds a Master of Philosophy degree.
To celebrate the release of Tjintu Desert Band’s new CD ‘Tjamuku Ngurra’ we’re giving away 5 packs including the CD, t-shirt and cap! To win, make sure you “like” our page on Facebook (Caama Alice Springs) as well as the CAAMA Music page on Facebook, then tell us the answer to this question:
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The boss of Prime Minister Tony Abbotts Aboriginal Advisory Council has fired off a strong warning to those that remain critical about the future viability of remote Aboriginal communities.
Right wing think tanks have long been critical of money spent by Government in remote Aboriginal communities and suggested the best way to avoid this cash flow is for Aboriginal people to integrate into mainstream society…but Warren Mundine. l says he has other plans for these communities.
The peak representative body for Aboriginal and Islander Australians says it will be more forceful about arm-twisting the Abbott Government to not be the chief protectors that control its people’s committee’s and remove key organisations.
National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples co-chair Les Malezer says the Federal Minster for Indigenous Affairs, Territory Senator Nigel Scullion was being mischievous with his comments about the role of the National Congress
Paul and Valdwyn worked hard for two days on new broadcasting training at Utju this week.
Valdwyn did so well that with the assistance of Jonathon Doolan and Paul, she put a program to air for two hours after the training.
Jonathon Doolan the CAAMA RIBS broadcaster from Utju, and Debra Claude the CAAMA RIBS broadcaster from Titjikala with her partner Malcolm visited CAAMA and were happy to be photographed with the ‘Excellence In Training Award’ won by CAAMA RIBS at the recent CBAA awards in Sydney.
Jonathon the CAAMA RIBS broadcast at Utju visited CAAMA with Sarah his wife and child, and also his sister. Jonathon is holding the ‘Exellence In Training Award’ won by CAAMA RIBS at the recent CBAA awrds night in Sydney