CAAMA News 18-3-2021

18th Mar 2021

On this edition of CAAMA News

* Marion Scrymgour has been preselected to contest the seat of Lingiari for Labor at the next Federal election.

* The 2021 Closing the Gap report has been released and outlined 15 recommendations, focusing on large scale systemic reform to prevent deaths in First Nations communities.

* Legislation from the Territory Government that will hold ringleaders in crime to account for offences and improve young Aboriginal people's attendance in school is set to be introduced in upcoming weeks.

* The AFL kicks off tonight in Melbourne with Richmond taking on Carlton, with the blues starting without Jack Martin and Eddie Betts, who are recovering from injuries.