CAAMA News 21-07-2016

21st Jul 2016

CAAMA News Team: Kyle Dowling, Erin Liddle, Lorena Walker.

The newly re appointed Federal Minister responsible for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Northern Territory Senator Nigel Scullion has indicated he is prepared to work alongside some of his strongest critics in his ongoing effort to improve the lives of the First Nations peoples.

Co-chair of the National Congress Jackie Huggins says as the Nations peak representative body for Aboriginal and Torres strait Islanders they  deserve respect from the Minister.

The Federal Shadow Minister for Aboriginal and Islander policy Queensland member Shane Neumann maintained his criticism of Senator Scullion for failing to fund National congress.