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Changes to the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1988

The Aboriginal Heritage Act 1988 The Aboriginal Heritage Act 1988 was designed to protect Aboriginal heritage. Under this legislation, all Aboriginal sites, objects and remains in South Australia that are of significance to Aboriginal tradition, archaeology, anthropology... read on

The Anangu Lands Paper Tracker E-Newsletter No. 47

Welcome to our 47th Newsletter! This Newsletter focuses on what the Paper Tracker Project of Uniting Communities has been up to since the beginning of this year. There’s information about the key issues that affect... read on

Changes to the APY Land Rights Act 1981

The APY Land Rights (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2015 In 2013, the former Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, the Hon. Ian Hunter MLC, commissioned an independent and limited review of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights... read on

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

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