CAAMA News 13-12-19

13th Dec 2019

Yuendumu residents and supporters gathered outside the court house in Mbantua Alice Springs on Thursday to hear the courts response to a request to relocate the trial of the police officer charged with murder to Darwin.

Members of the Yirrkala Aboriginal community in the Northern territory will receive an undisclosed amount of compensation, from Channel Seven after the federal court approved a settlement between the two. The defamation claim arose over the use of images of adults from Yirrkala during a controversial Sunrise segment calling for Aboriginal children to be adopted by white families.