Anawain New England Elder questions comments by Barnaby Joyce............

9th Jun 2016

An Anawain Elder has questioned  comments by Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce that  Aboriginal people and their  issues have  always been a part of his life.

Speaking  on CAAMA Radio during a quick visit to Central Australia  the Deputy Prime Minister  told listeners  he is not oblivious to Aboriginal issues.

Steve Widders a local Armidale based Elder has a different opinion.....adding  that  Aboriginal issues appear  to be getting little coverage in the lead up to the Federal election.

Listen to the full interview here :