CAAMA News 20-07-2018

20th Jul 2018

In today's news bulletin: 

* Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will meet with local Aboriginal organisations and all levels of government when he visits the Northern Territory town of Tennant Creek later this week in an effort to develop positive outcomes across Child Protection and regional Economic Development

* A peak Traditional Owner group has told the South Australian Royal Commission into the Murray-Darling Basin Plan that the National Water Act is ‘substantially inconsistent’ with Australia’s commitments to international conventions.

* The Federal Minister responsible for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Nigel Scullion has told a Pilbara bush meeting he hopes negotiations between the West Australian Government & the Commonwealth about further funding for remote housing will be resolved in the next few weeks.

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