Program 184: Eddie Hughes – Update on APY issues

Posted on 12 June 2015 under APY Lands, Employment, Funding, Kidney Disease & Radio Programs.
Radio Program 184

This program includes an interview with Mr Eddie Hughes, the Member for the Giles Electorate, which includes the APY Lands.


Mr Hughes shares his views about his recent trip to the APY Lands and the critical issues facing Anangu. He talks about the need for on-the-job training and job creation, and comments on a range of issues including the levels of hearing loss amongst children. He indicates that he is keen to gather more information about hearing loss and the provision of dialysis services, and plans to take up these issues with the Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Standing Committee for further discussion and action.

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