CAAMA News 10-5-2021

10th May 2021

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In today's bulletin (10-4-2021):

* Ahead of a number of meetings with remote communities in the next couple of weeks, The NT Treaty Commissioner Mick Dodson said work towards a Northern Territory Treaty is progressing well.

* Around 100 people attended protest in front of parliament today against proposed changes youth bail laws set to be introduced tomorrow.

* A new plan has been launched to protect and conserve the cultural values of Manduburra sea country near the town of Innisfail in North Queensland.

* More than 320 million dollars will be allocated to upgrade NT roads and railways in tomorrow’s federal budget to be handed down by Treasurer Josh Frydenburg.

* There are calls to give priority to providing safe drinking water to remote communities rather than providing water licences to large agribusinesses.

* Aboriginal artists are being called to submit works for the third Vincent Lingiari Art Award.

* A new solar powered community centre will be the first step towards a Northern Territory remote community being fully reliable on renewable energy.

* A newly released book has highlighted the ongoing issues regarding modern slavery for Aboriginal people in both modern and historical contexts

* And the latest in sport

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