Media Coverage

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Empowered Communities Statement on Constitutional Recognition

31 Jul 2017 1:45 PM -


We strongly support the Uluru Statement from the Heart, and the 30 June 2017 recommendations of the Referendum Council. We s...

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Cashless welfare card tackles family violence

16 Nov 2015 12:00 AM - Publication: The Australian - Sarah Martin

A full-frontal assault on drug and alcohol abuse in the east Kimberley aimed at ending family violence and a failed era of passive welfare will be unveiled today, as part of a new government alliance with the region’s indigenous leaders.


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Aboriginal leaders feel powerless when dealing with the government

31 Oct 2015 12:00 AM - Publication: The Australian - Sean Gordon

More than two years ago, 25 indigenous leaders gathered on the NSW central coast. As a group, we embodied the diversity of Aboriginal Australia, being that we came from and represented urban, regional and remote communities.

We were drawn...

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Barang Regional Alliance established and Board formed

16 Aug 2015 9:00 AM - Publication: Barang Bulletin Issue No.2

The Barang Regional Alliance has now officially been established, with the inaugural Board appointed.

Barang is a new Central Coast organisation aimed at empowering the Aboriginal community of the Central Coast through a unified voice.

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NPY communities get ready to take back some power

1 Aug 2015 9:00 AM - Publication: Land Rights News Central Australia - Volume 5, No.2

Docker River, Mutitjulu, Aputula (Finke) and Imanpa residents are a step closer to adopting a new plan that would give them more power to run their own communities.

The federal government is expected to s...

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