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Ongoing challenges for language interpreter services

A long history of calls to improve interpreting services Over the years, there have been repeated calls to increase the availability of interpreting services for Aboriginal people living in South Australia. These calls have been... read on

The Anangu Lands Paper Tracker E-Newsletter No. 50

Welcome to our 50th Newsletter and our last one for 2016! Introduction This newsletter focuses on what the Anangu Lands Paper Tracker Project of Uniting Communities has been up to since September 2016. We give... read on

Trial of the Cashless Debit Card

Introduction The Federal Government’s Department of Social Services is trialling the Cashless Debit Card (CDC) in communities on the West Coast of South Australia, around the Ceduna area; and the communities of Kununurra and Wyndham... read on

The state of housing on the APY Lands

Housing SA is responsible for all community housing on the APY Lands including all community housing that existed before Housing SA took on the property and tenancy management. Housing SA does not collect rent or... read on

Federal Court of Australia rules on ‘book-up’ in Mintabie

For many years, ‘book-up’ has been an ongoing problem in the Mintabie township in the far north of South Australia. Mintabie is located on an opal field which is part of an area leased to... read on

Update on Monitoring APY Child Protection Issues

Introduction The implementation of the recommendations of the Children on APY Lands Commission of Inquiry (Mullighan Inquiry) is a key issue that the Anangu Lands Paper Tracker continues to track. The final report, in November 2013,... read on

Justice Nyland Royal Commission

The Child Protection Systems Royal Commission and Remote Aboriginal Communities Many reports and inquiries, but little positive change  The many reports, inquests and inquiries about child protection over the years tell us that we have... read on

Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Standing Committee’s Annual Report

On 19th October, the SA Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Standing Committee tabled its Annual Report for 2015-2016 in Parliament. The Hansard transcript provides details of the discussions that were held when the report was tabled in Parliament.... read on

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