CAAMA News 18-7-2021

18th Jun 2021

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In today's bulletin (6pm):

  • The NT Minister for Infrastructure Planning and Logistics has defended the delay of budget allocation to build the National Aboriginal Art Gallery building.
  • The Mutitjulu Community Aboriginal Corporation is calling on Parks Australia to give more employment to local Anangu people within the Uluru Kata-Tjuta National Park.
  • The Territory Gunner Government has asked for expressions of interest for operators to partnering with them and Traditional Owners to build a new multi-day walking track in Watarrka National Park.
  • The Supercars championship will officially have an Indigenous round as of next year when the event visits Darwin.
  • The Northern Territory Government has supported recent recommendations put forward by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) to only recommend the AstraZenica COVID-19 vaccine for anyone over the age of 60.
  • The incoming Deputy CEO of the Northern Land Council says a recent amount of reforms to the Aboriginal Land Rights Act will benefit the future for young Aboriginal people.
  • Aboriginal communities in regional and remote areas will benefit from new investments in projects to keep First Nations languages alive in the state.
  • The National Native Title Council have thrown their support behind five Western Australian native title organisations who are calling on that state’s government to halt passing legislation which they say will not protect cultural heritage.

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