CAAMA News 24-01-2020

24th Jan 2020

CAAMA News team : Paul Wiles, Kyle Dowling.

The Federal Minister responsible for the proposed implementation of the Cashless Debit Card (CDC) program into in the Northern Territory says cardholders will still get 50 per cent of their welfare payments in cash — despite some claims which suggest otherwise.

A more inclusive step has been taken towards addressing disparities between First Nations peoples and other Australians with
representatives from peak Aboriginal organisations leaving a meeting with the Prime Minister Scott Morrison feeling more optimistic about the future of Closing the Gap.