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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.