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APY Executive Board Elections 2017

Changes to APY Land Rights Act about elections The Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act became law in 1981. It has been amended or changed a number of times over the years. On 20th September... read on

The Anangu Lands Paper Tracker E-Newsletter No. 51

Welcome to our 51st Quarterly Newsletter and our first one for 2017! This newsletter focuses on what the Anangu Lands Paper Tracker Project of Uniting Communities has been up to since 1st January 2017. We give an update on the key areas that we have been advocating and lobbying about, and provide links to all the recent Paper Tracker radio shows that have been broadcast since our last newsletter in December.... read on

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

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