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.
Veteran Northern Territory politician and the Member for Namatjira Alison Anderson says regardless of the Blain bi election Chief Minister Adam Giles needs to be reminded that 18 months ago the poorest and most disadvantaged people in the Territory… put them into power.
Member for Arnehem Larissa Lee who joined Ms Anderson and member for Arafura Francis Xavier on the cross bench says the move creates political history.
“Behavior emerges from the natural properties of control systems as they interact with their environment. In engineering, control has been well explained only since the 1930′s. In the life sciences of today, control is not yet part of the explanation for behavior.” -explanation of Perceptual Control Theory.
Professor Tim Carey is a psychologist specializing in clinical psychology with a background in special education, and behavior management. Tim’s PhD topic explored the prevalence of counter control in primary school settings and he has continued to investigate the importance of control to psychological well being across a range of contexts.
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.
Tony Abbott’s Parliamentary Secretary for Indigenous Affairs have called on corporate Australia, to take a bigger role in closing the employment gap after it was revealed 1.3% of all private sector employees were Aboriginal.
Mr Tudge says greater efforts should be made to increase the rates of employment of Australia’s First Peoples.
Mining is a big issue and has been at the fore over the last few weeks. There may reason for concern for Traditional owners as the Territory has shot up the global mining attractiveness ranks and is gaining international attention as a province of vast potential.
Minister for Mines and Energy Willem Westra Van Holthe said that Globally we were ranked 6th out of 112 provinces. Some people have raised their concerns saying that the Territory is not open for business.
Justin Fenwick sat down with the Minister to express his concerns about mining the NT.
Around 150,000 Australians are expected to join this year’s National Close the Gap Day on the 20 March a day which excerices the high importance of closing the life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples within a generation.
The desert smart cool mob are challenging Central Australians to be Desert Smart.The Desert Smart challenge aims to teach locals how to cut their carbon foot prints down and help them save a bit of money at the same time.the challenge will be run over ten weeks and there will be some great prizes to win along the way. to tell us more about the challenge Damien Williams has a chat to Hayley Michener.