CAAMA News 5-5-2021

5th May 2021

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In today's bulletin:

* Changes to laws which will see police given power to arrest someone convicted of a sex offence without a warrant after contravening a supervision order have been passed in the Territory parliament.

* The NT Aboriginal Park Rangers scheme and the Northern Australia Aboriginal Justice Agency have both been given a funding boost as part of the NT Budget, handed down yesterday, however, other funding cuts impacting First Nations people have also been announced in this years budget.

* Gunlom Falls in Kakadu National Park will be closed to the public after traditional owners in the area agreed that Parks Australia lacked respect for sacred sites.

* A National Curriculum for primary and high school students incorporating Indigenous Astronomical Knowledge for Australian students is now available for teachers and educators via the University of Melbourne.

* The Converge First Nations Media conference has kicked off on Bundjalung country in the town of Lismore.

* New youth justice laws proposed by the Gunner Labor Government is expected to introduce into parliament and passed in the current parliamentary sittings.

* And all the latest in sport.