The Anangu Lands Paper Tracker E-Newsletter: No. 29

First posted on 4 February 2011 under Newsletters.
This article has been updated and archived.

4 February 2011

Welcome to the 29th Paper Tracker e-newsletter and our first issue for 2011.

Mullighan Inquiry: school attendance
The South Australian Government has been trying to improve school attendance rates on the APY Lands.
Whether or not these efforts have been successful is far from clear. Read more…

ATM fees in remote Anangu communities
Last year, the Australian Government established a taskforce to examine how Automatic Teller Machine (ATM)
fees affect people living in remote locations. Read more…

Iwantja and Kaltjiti: new training centres
Two new training centres are due to be built in Iwantja and Kaltjiti by mid-year. It is not known if local Anangu will
be given an opportunity to work on these building projects. Read more…

Housing in Anangu communities: new rental formula
The South Australian Government is changing the way rent is calculated in remote Anangu communities.
Read more…

Updates
Our Updates page for December and January features new information on commitments and issues that we’ve
tracked in previous newsletters, including:

  • housing on the APY Lands
  • therapeutic services for Anangu children
  • community safety group meetings
  • funding for safe accommodation for Anangu women and children
  • mental health programs on the APY Lands, and
  • the appointment of school-based social workers
    Visit the Updates page…

Unanswered questions
Sometimes governments are very slow to answer our questions. For more than three months, we’ve been waiting
for the State Government to answer some questions about the solar power station on the APY Lands. Read more…

Finally, don’t forget to check out our Latest Updates page from time to time if you’re looking for information on any recent developments. Read more…

Best wishes

Jonathan Nicholls

UnitingCare Wesley Adelaide
10 Pitt Street, Adelaide, 5000

T: 8202 5867 F: 8202 5842
E: jonathan.nicholls@ucwesleyadelaide.org.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.