February 2009

26 Feb Australian PM Needs Time to Fix Aboriginal Problems (Reuters)

Kevin Rudd indicated that in the last year after the official apology to Aboriginal people the government has helped to improve Aboriginal access to health care, education, and housing.  Rudd stressed that these improvements would take time, and that a new coordinator-general had been appointed...

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19 Feb Aborigines Angry A Year After ‘Sorry’ (BBC)

The first anniversary of an official apology by the Australian government for injustices suffered by aboriginal people has been marked by a day of protest.  Aboriginal protesters maintained that a year after the apology not much has changed for Australia’s indigenous peoples. go to article...

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