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Update on APY Community Constables

As at October 2015, four of the ten Traditional Community Constable positions on the APY Lands had been filled. In addition, there were three Police Aboriginal Liaison Officers (PALO) employed. SAPol has indicated that ‘there is... read on

The Anangu Lands Paper Tracker E-Newsletter No. 46

Welcome to our 46th Newsletter! In this Newsletter we reflect back on 2015 and some of its highlights and the issues that we’ve tracked over the year. We provide information about the latest Paper Tracker... read on

Hearing loss among children on the APY Lands

What does the data tell us? Various data sources and research studies indicate that levels of hearing loss and the extent of persistent middle ear infections among children on the APY Lands have reached epidemic... read on

Community-based dialysis – taking stock of the past 15 years

In response to an invitation from the Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Standing Committee, the Paper Tracker gave a presentation on community-based dialysis to this Committee on 9 September 2015. The Standing Committee requested a presentation in response... read on

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

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