CAAMA News 23-6-2021

23rd Jun 2021

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In today's bulletin (6pm):

  • New South Wales has recorded 16 new cases of locally acquired COVID-19 cases after 44000 test were recorded up until 8pm last night.
  • Further details regarding the National Aboriginal Art Gallery have come to light, as the Northern Territory wait for a decision regarding the compulsory acquisition of the ANZAC precinct.
  • Two Aboriginal sisters who were removed from their mother's care after she was attacked by a random stranger have told how they spent two years in and out of hotel rooms.
  • Attorney General Selena Uibo has revealed that average wait time for victims of crime to receive compensation is three years.
  • A motion put forward by East Arnhem Regional Council to support the recognition of Aboriginal controlled councils has been widely supported by the Australian Local Government Association.
  • The Ubirr walk in the Kakadu National Park has been reopened to visitors. The walk was closed earlier this month after the death of a local and well respected Murran traditional owner.
  • A tool for Northern Territory government workers and organisations to coordinate the delivery of services to Aboriginal communities across regional and remote regions has been updated.
  • The Northern Territory Attorney General Selena Uibo has confirmed that the Aboriginal Justice Agreement will be finalised later this year.
  • A group dedicated to fostering discussion about the The Uluru Statement of the Heart for young people says a voice to parliament gives hopes for young Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people
  • A renewed effort is under way to get more Northern Territorians to participate in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

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