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Announcements | 17 Feb 2017

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.

Announcements | 16 Feb 2017

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.

Announcements | 14 Feb 2017

The Coalition Government’s Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) has been such a success in its first year that we are immediately moving to introduce the 2020 target.

Announcements | 14 Feb 2017

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.

Announcements | 13 Feb 2017

A new Aboriginals Benefit Account (ABA) funding round opens tomorrow – Monday, 13 February 2017 – and organisations in the Northern Territory are being invited to apply.

Announcements | 10 Feb 2017

Breaking down barriers and finding better ways to support Indigenous Australians into work was the central focus of a meeting of Indigenous leaders, major employers and peak employer organisations in Canberra today.

Announcements | 10 Feb 2017

Today we announce the appointment of Judge Matthew Myers AM of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia as Commissioner of the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) inquiry into the incarceration rate of Indigenous Australians.

Announcements | 9 Feb 2017

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is proud to announce the induction of the 1899-1903 Fanny Cochrane Smith Tasmanian Aboriginal recordings into the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.

Announcements | 9 Feb 2017

I congratulate Ms June Oscar AO on her appointment today as the new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner.

Announcements | 9 Feb 2017

Reconciliation Australia’s biennial Australian Reconciliation Barometer has been released today, providing a snapshot of views on the relationship between First Australians and the wider Australian community.

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