CAAMA News 13-4-2021

13th Apr 2021

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In today's bulletin (6pm 13-4-2021):

* The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Selena Uibo has said everything is being done to ensure kinship care is available for Aboriginal children.

* The Federal Government have confirmed that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will not be purchased and administered in the country.

* A lack of phone coverage and power is hampering clean up efforts from ex tropical Seroja, which ravaged the town of Kalbarri and other communities in the mid west.

* The Ampilatwatja Health Centre Aboriginal Corporation has been placed under special administration. The community run health clinic services around 500 people in the Utopia region 320 kilometres north east of Mbantwe Alice Springs.

* More than $220,000 in funding has been provided to Aboriginal owned tourism businesses around the Territory.

* First Nations groups are calling on the Federal Government to keep to their promise of allowing Aboriginal people to own more water.

* and in sport, AFLW player for the Adelaide Crows Chelsea Randall will not play in the ompetitions grand final against the Brisbane Lions due to a concussion injury.