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Announcements | 8 Sep 2015

The overwhelming feeling from the Prime Minister’s visit to indigenous communities late last month was optimism. That the tide may be turning and conditions slowly but steadily improving. In the seemingly intractable area of remote indigenous disadvantage, have we turned the corner?

Announcements | 17 Jun 2015

Remote Northern Territory indigenous communities will benefit from $15 million worth of projects to be funded under the Aboriginals Benefit Account (ABA) latest funding round.

Announcements | 29 Oct 2014

Aboriginal people living in the Northern Territory will benefit from funding announced for 34 local projects supported by more than $14.8 million from the Aboriginals Benefit Account.

Announcements | 20 Oct 2014

The Northern Territory community of Wutunugurra now has a new community centre and workshop as a result of the Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Programme (AACAP).

Announcements | 14 Oct 2014

Pormpuraaw residents again have access to air services, with the community's airport re-opening to flights.

Announcements | 24 Sep 2014

The Australian Government has reached historic agreements with the Queensland, Western Australian, Victorian and Tasmanian governments that will see the states take on responsibility for municipal and essential services in remote Indigenous communities.

Announcements | 18 Sep 2014

For the last two days the Prime Minister and I have been meeting with indigenous community leaders in East Arnhem Land to discuss the opportunities and challenges of delivering infrastructure in the region.

Announcements | 29 Aug 2014

Legislation passed through the Queensland Parliament on 28 August, allowing people living in Indigenous communities in Queensland to apply for and buy ordinary freehold land in residential areas, instead of the land being held as collective title.

Announcements | 19 Aug 2014

The Australian Government has this week announced a further $300,000 for the completion of the Mai Wiru and Foodbank SA business redevelopment project in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) lands in South Australia.

Announcements | 16 Jul 2014

There has been an increase in the rate of home ownership among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households, while the extent of overcrowding has declined, according to 3 papers released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

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