CAAMA news 08-08

8th Aug 2014

CAAMA news team: Lorena Walker, Pam Reilly, Paul Wiles, Damien Williams, Mikaela Simpson

A peak Australian human rights group has criticised the role of the Federal Attorney General in his attempt to try and weaken the countries race discrimination laws.

The first Aboriginal man elected to the House of Representatives says he is frustrated at the lack of progress been made in the closing the gap in Aboriginal and Islander disadvantage.

A Sydney based social commentator has added her voice to growing criticism of the Forrest report into Aboriginal and Islander employment and training.