The Anangu Lands Paper Tracker E-Newsletter No. 28

First posted on 10 December 2010 under Newsletters.
This article has been updated and archived.

10 December 2010

Welcome to the 28th Paper Tracker e-newsletter and our final issue for 2010.

Mullighan Inquiry: second annual progress report
Last month, the South Australian Government released a report documenting its efforts to implement the recommendations of the Mullighan Inquiry into child sexual abuse on the APY Lands. Read more…

APY Lands: mental health plan
The State Government is developing a Mental Health Plan for the APY Lands. This work is due to be completed by March 2011. Read more…

Pukatja: public internet access
Access to the internet is extremely limited in Pukatja, South Australia’s largest Aboriginal community. Read more...

Looking ahead to 2011
As the 2010 year draws to a close, the Paper Tracker has chosen six key focus areas for 2011. Read more…

Updates
Our Updates page for October and November features new information on more than 25 commitments and issues that we’ve tracked in previous newsletters, including:

  • court facilities on the APY Lands,
  • the recruitment of Anangu interpreters,
  • the Australian Army’s 2010 program in Pukatja,
  • the ongoing review of the Aboriginal Lands Trust Act 1966,
  • the number of people who require kidney dialysis in Central Australia,
  • Anangu employment and the mining industry,
  • funding for road maintenance on the APY Lands,
  • swimming pool heaters in Anangu communities, and
  • the substance misuse facility in Amata.
    Visit the Updates page…

Unanswered questions
Last year, the Paper Tracker asked the State Government about an electricity rebate it had established in 2008 to reduce food prices on the APY Lands. More than a year later, some of our questions remain unanswered. Read more…

Our first e-newsletter for 2011 will be sent out in February. Over summer, we’ll continue to post new information on our website. So don’t forget to check the Latest Updates page from time to time.

Finally, heartfelt thanks to everyone who has supported the Paper Tracker project in 2010. We couldn’t do it without you.

Best wishes

Jonathan Nicholls
UnitingCare Wesley Adelaide
10 Pitt Street, Adelaide, 5000

T: 8202 5867 F: 8202 5842
E: info@papertracker.com.au

The Anangu Lands Paper Tracker is an online project of UnitingCare Wesley Adelaide that tracks government commitments to South Australia’s Anangu communities. On our website you can find accurate, up-to-date information on projects and services that are important to Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara people. Every couple of months we send out a free e-newsletter spotlighting some specific government commitments and actions. To receive our e-newsletter, please subscribe online. We strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information. We will remove any inaccurate information as soon as it is brought to our attention. Please contact us if you have additional information on any of the issues highlighted in this newsletter or can provide us with an update.

The Paper Tracker works hard to provide accurate and up-to-date information. We will correct any inaccurate information as soon as it is brought to our attention. Please contact us if you have additional information or can provide us with an update.