CAAMA News 24-09-2019

24th Sep 2019

CAAMA News team : Paul Wiles, Kyle Dowling.

Day one of hearings into the expansion of the Cashless Debit Card has raised important issues around the ongoing micro management of Aboriginal peoples and particularly in the Northern Territory where the basics card was imposed during the Howard governments federal Intervention 12 years ago.

Aboriginal organizations across Victoria have welcomed additional funding from the state government which will be used to assist ongoing efforts to reduce domestic violence and keep First Nations women out of prison.