Legislation improving the capacity for recreational and Indigenous fishers to have greater input on the management of Commonwealth fisheries passed Parliament last week, fulfilling another key 2016 election commitment to the sector by the Turnbull Government.
Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion has welcomed a report from the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) into the Community Development Programme (CDP) that stated the introduction of the program has been successful.
Statistics released today on external administration appointments to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations indicate the strength of the sector, Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said.
Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion has welcomed a Productivity Commission report which has found continued growth in investment in services and program to improve the lives of First Australians.
A contract has been awarded to upgrade the second of three sections of Main Access Road in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in far north-western South Australia, and tenders have been called for the final section.
The Turnbull Government has carefully considered the Referendum Council’s call to amend the Constitution to provide for a national Indigenous representative assembly to constitute a “Voice to Parliament”.