The Native Title Amendment (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Bill 2017 was introduced into Parliament yesterday, 15 February 2017. Copies of the Bill and Explanatory memorandum are available on the APH website.
The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has paid tribute to Ms Janet Inyika, a highly respected and influential Indigenous elder from the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara Lands who recently passed away.
The Top End Aboriginal Bush Broadcasting Association (TEABBA) has purchased a new multi-purpose vehicle to better help Northern Territory remote communities. This was made possible through a grant from the Aboriginals Benefit Account (ABA).
As a young Indigenous employment organisation, Miwatj Employment and Participation (MEP) in far North East Arnhem Land is committed to its staff development and has capitalised on the opportunity for skills transfer from the Jarwun secondment program.
Yanggu gulanyin ngalawiri, dhunayi, Ngunawal dhawra. Wanggarralijinyin mariny bulan bugarabang. Today, Mr Speaker, we are meeting together on Ngunuwal land and we acknowledge and pay our respects to their elders past and present.
Tony Albert explores the concept of ‘unalienable’ (incapable of being repudiated or transferred to another) with a series of poignant photographs titled Mid Century Modern, composed of soiled, brightly hues ‘Aboriginalia’ ash trays.