CAAMA News 4-05-2021

4th May 2021

A NSW police officer who performed a "leg sweep". on a teenage Aboriginal boy before throwing him face first onto the ground in inner Sydney last June has been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and common assault.

Northern Territory Chief Minister / Treasurer Michael Gunner says the projected $1.36billion dollar deficit for the upcoming financial year. is roughly $1b better than what was predicted six months ago .

The Northern Territory Labor government has been accused of stoking "racist community attitudes". by Aboriginal members of the Labor party.

The Northern Territory government has followed through on an election pledge to provide millions of dollars in new grants to Aboriginal ranger groups.

The federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley has confirmed the protection of a sacred Aboriginal women's site at Mt Panorama.

Traditional owners of the Jinka and Jervois cattle stations, 340 kilometres northeast of Alice Springs near the Queensland border, will celebrate the recognition of their native title rights.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has rejected widespread backlash following the decision to make it illegal for people stranded in India to return home until 15 May and says the chance of $66,600 fine or a five-year jail term for breaching the suspension is “pretty much zero”.

NT Police say they were were impressed with the COVID safe plan put in place by organisers of this years Wide Open Space festival.