CAAMA News 26-5-2021

26th May 2021

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In today's bulletin:

* More than 42,000 COVID-19 vaccines have been delivered in the Territory, with over 10,000 Territorians fully vaccinated.

* Meanwhile, the Northern Territory have released updated testing and quarantine directions for those who are visiting from Victoria.

* One of China's wealthiest property developers has been given federal government grants to employ 1000 remote Aboriginal participants under the CDP jobs program.

* The Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) has said it will speed up its reporting on Aboriginal deaths in custody.

* An inquest has been shown confronting footage of police restraining an Noongar man who died after being tasered in Perth four years ago.

* Meanwhile family and friends of Gamilaroi man Michael Peachy who also died in custody have rallied in Gunnedah today to call for accountability.

* A campaign has been launched to build the country's first national truth-telling museum and healing centre for survivors of the Stolen Generations, and their families.

* The Territory's Treaty Minister Selena Uibo says she is waiting for a formal process to occur in regards to the resignation of the Treaty Commissioner Professor Mick Dodson.

* The Morrison Government have been urged to take steps to enshrine an Uluru Statement from the Heart in Australia’s constitution.

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