CAAMA news 20-05-14

20th May 2014

CAAMA news team: Mikaela Simpson, Paul Wiles, Justin Fenwick, Damien Williams, Warren H Williams.

Leading Aboriginal educator Dr Chris Sarra says he agrees with the concept that something has to be done to change the current delivery of education to young people living in remote Northern Territory communities.

Over the next five years 534 million will be cut from Aboriginal programs, among those programs and in the firing line is the national Congress of Australia’s First people.

The country’s peak representative body for Aboriginal and Islander families says budget cuts to the sector will have a major impact on family centres and flow on services they provide within communities.