CAAMA News 10-6-2021

10th Jun 2021

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In today's bulletin (6pm):

  • International human rights lawyers will take the death in custody of Dunghutti man David Dungay Jr to the United Nations, arguing that Australia has breached human rights law.
  • The Northern Territory Opposition Leader says Chief Minister Michael Gunner needs to fire Treaty Commissioner Professor Mick Dodson today if he does not hand in his resignation today.
  • The soundtrack to this year’s Territory Day fireworks will feature a number of First Nations artists from the Territory and will be celebrated across 17 remote communities.
  • A 12-year-old boy who was reported missing from a remote community in Central Australia this afternoon, has been located safe and well.
  • In sport, the Queensland Maroons have been humiliated by the NSW Blues 50-6 in the first game of this year's State of Origin series.
  • The Bathurst Regional Council has confirmed on that it will not challenge the Federal Environment Minister's Sussan Ley’s decision to protect the sacred women’s site, at Wahluu or Mount Panorama.
  • A record number of people in the Northern Territory have booked for a COVID-19 vaccination since the rollout was made available to anyone over the age of 16.
  • NT Health has expanded their COVID-19 wastewater testing system across 10 locations in the Territory. The testing will be guided for three months, throughout the Darwin and Palmerston region, and including the Howard Springs Quarantine Facility.
  • The Catholic Bishop of Darwin has issued an apology to members of the Stolen Generations who were abused while under the care of the Catholic Church at Garden Point Mission on Melville Island in the 1940s, 50s and 60s
  • A NSW Liberal Senator has said the country will support a constitutionally enshrined voice to parliament and said the Coalition party room are slowly turning to support the Uluru Statement from the Heart

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