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Community-based dialysis is on the horizon – can we make it a reality?

On Thursday 30th July, the Federal Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, announced funding for Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku Aboriginal Corporation (also known as The Purple House) to continue the delivery of dialysis... read on

Nganampa Health Council: Annual Report and Plan

The Nganampa Health Council’s latest Annual Report for 2013/14 is available and can be accessed here. The report highlights rates of childhood immunisation, the number of completed health checks, specialist visits, and participation in health research.... read on

DSD-AAR Progress on Lands Report – How will we know if progress is being made?

The Department of State Development’s Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation’s (DSD-AAR) latest ‘Progress on the APY Lands’ report covers the period January to December 2014. It was posted on the DSD-AAR website in August 2015; almost... read on

The Anangu Lands Paper Tracker E-Newsletter No. 45

Welcome to our 45th Newsletter! It’s been a while since our last Newsletter and lots has been happening! We’ll start by sharing some good news stories, then we’ll highlight some key events and go on... read on

Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure is On the Right Track

In 2015, the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure developed a new driving program for Anangu living in the APY and Maralinga Tjarutja Lands. It’s called, On the Right Track Remote. This program is a service... read on

Audit of APY finances

A joint media release on Monday 13 July 2015, from the Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and South Australian Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, Kyam Maher, state that a forensic audit will... read on

Community Consultations on Forrest Review

In 2013, the Prime Minister asked Mr Andrew (or ‘Twiggy’) Forrest, Chairperson of Fortescue Metals, to lead a Review of Indigenous Training and Employment Programmes across Australia. Mr Forrest’s Review was finalised and he provided... read on

Who is monitoring the implementation of the recommendations of the Mullighan Inquiry?

The Government’s fifth and final report on the implementation of the Children on the APY Lands (Mullighan) Commission of Inquiry’s recommendations was tabled in Parliament in November 2013. This report states that: ‘As this is... read on

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