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ASIC’s Indigenous Outreach Program visits APY Lands

In this week’s Anangu Lands Paper Tracker radio interview, we talk about superannuation and the role of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and its Indigenous Outreach Program in providing remote communities with information... read on

Managing loans and phones

In this week’s interview, we talk about ways to manage money, loans and the cost of having a mobile phone. The Anangu Lands Paper Tracker recently interviewed Mark Bolton from Telstra about the six new... read on

Interested in a No Interest Loan?

In this week’s interview we find out about no-interest loans. These are loans that you can apply for and that you don’t have to pay any interest on. The No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) provides... read on

Review of Mintabie Township Lease leads to shut-down

Following a Review of the Mintabie Lease and the Mintabie Township Lease Agreement, the State Government has announced that the lease of the Mintabie Township on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands will be terminated. Twelve... read on

Ombudsman visits APY Lands

In this week’s interview, we talk about the work of the Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman and their planned visit to the APY Lands. An ombudsman is an independent person who can investigate and sort... read on

Review of the Mintabie Lease and Licences

The Mintabie Township Lease and Lease Agreement was signed on 20 April 2012. It is noted that the Mintabie Miners’ Progress Association has not signed the Agreement, which came into operation on 1 July 2012.... read on

Ombudsman and language interpreting

In this week’s interview, we find out about the work of the Commonwealth Ombudsman and, in particular, the focus of the Social Services, Indigenous and Disability Branch. We learn about how to make a formal complaint... read on

Tribunal can review Centrelink decisions

In this week’s interview, we find out about the situation with Centrelink and people on income benefits receiving automated debt letters, and we hear about some of the options that people have to get help... read on

Centrelink debt letters and what to do

This week’s interview focuses on Centrelink and how people on income benefits may have been affected by the recent automated debt letters that they have been receiving. To find out more about this, we chat... read on

MoneyMob talks about ‘book-up’

This week’s Anangu Lands Paper Tracker interview is about the work that’s being done by MoneyMob Talkabout, which is a community based program delivering financial literacy education with and for people in remote Aboriginal communities. We... read on

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