CAAMA News 31-05-2016

31st May 2016

CAAMA News team : Paul Wiles, Kyle Dowling, Damien Williams, Lorena Walker.

A former principal of Aurukun Primary School on Cape York in  Qld says  it is up to the adults in the room to step up and find the answers to life pathways and opportunities for young Aboriginal people living in the  community.

The recent barring of an Aboriginal woman from   Parliament House in Brisbane   for wearing a t-shirt displaying the  Aboriginal flag... and a Western Australian regional   Councils  refusal  to fly the  flag during NAIDOC week.... suggests an  ongoing  problem with   the acknowledgement and recognition of Aboriginal people  within Australia.

The Federal  Opposition  has pledged to double the number  of Indigenous Rangers across the country…if Bill Shorten can win Government.