CAAMA News 21-6-2021

21st Jun 2021

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In today's bulletin (6pm):

  • Barnaby Joyce will return to the nation's second-highest office and deputy prime minister of Australia.
  • Two Aboriginal men from Arnhem Land have made an official complaint to the Australian Human Rights Commission this week.
  • Traditional Owners from Borroloola have expressed their concerns over the environmental impact of the McArthur River Mine at a Federal Joint Committee inquiry into the Juukan Gorge disaster.
  • Police are cautioning drivers to keep safe on the roads after a number of crashes on Northern Territory Roads over the weekend.
  • The Australian Bureau of Statistics are pushing for more Aboriginal and Torres Strait communities to complete their census and take part in the process of collecting data.
  • The Northern Territory Health Minister Natasha Fyles is urging visitors to the Territory to keep on top of COVID-19 exposure site locations in Victoria, NSW, the ACT and Queensland.
  • The Department of Defence says there has been a steady increase on Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander employment with either the Defence force within the defence public service.
  • The communities of Nyirripi, Engawala and Laramba now have mobile phone coverage and have had 4GX-lite Satellite Small Cells installed.
  • The Acting Commissioner of the NSW Land and Environment Court and Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous and Professor of Law at the University of Law Megan Davis says the amount of work over seven processes over eleven years for a voice to parliament cannot be a simple symbolic gesture.
  • Willie Rioli has returned to the West Coast Eagles training squad after he was convicted of tampering with a drug sample.
  • The Member for Araluen Robyn Lambley has raised questions over the loss of police officers in the Northern Territory and says an upcoming case has had a profound impact on police morale.

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