CAAMA News 22-3-2021

23rd Mar 2021

In this edition of CAAMA News:

* A protest held outside the Uniting Church in Alice Springs today called on all governments to work to provide better job solutions for Aboriginal people.

* Phase 1B of the country's COVID-19 vaccination program has started today, with around 6 million people, including Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people eligible to receive their first doses.

* Wiradjuri people living near the Central Tablelands of NSW are looking to preserve a site used to share food, medicines and tools, along with holding corroborees, and ceremonies, particularly in men’s business.

* Those living in remote communities are urged to take care when driving on the roads in upcoming days with flash flooding throughout the Territory due to heavy rainfalls.

* A new Healing Circle group launched in Alice Springs aims to support First Nations women who have had a close family member or friend die by suicide.

* It's been confirmed that Sydney AFL player Buddy Franklin will make his return to the field against Adelaide on Saturday.