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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

Stock-take of Remote Schools Attendance Strategy

Introduction The Remote Schools Attendance Strategy (RSAS) commenced in 2014 and aims to increase school attendance in selected remote communities through the deployment of local School Attendance Supervisors (SAS) and School Attendance Officers (SAO) who... read on

The Anangu Lands Paper Tracker E-Newsletter No. 49

In this newsletter, we focus on what the Anangu Lands Paper Tracker Project of Uniting Communities has been up to since early July this year. It includes information about the key issues that affect Anangu communities that have been raised in Parliament, and we give an update on key areas that we have been advocating and lobbying about. We also provide links to all the recent Paper Tracker radio shows that have been broadcast since our last newsletter went out.... read on

Changes to the APY Land Rights Act of 1981

The Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2016 (Bill) was introduced into Parliament on 22 June 2016. It passed the Legislative Council on 4 August 2016 and, subsequently, was passed by the House... read on

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