23 Sep Locals lead fight to cut Aboriginal disadvantage (The Australian)

THE outback town of Wilcannia has set ambitious targets to reduce chronic Aboriginal disadvantage. The town has struck a pioneering agreement with the federal and NSW governments to establish nurses in schools, indigenous-run small businesses, and better healthcare for pregnant women. The former opal mining town has become...

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21 Sep Four sparks light aboriginal fires (The Star)

Last week, the Ontario government announced that it planned to pass the Far North Act, a controversial piece of legislation that is designed to reconcile environmental, business and indigenous interests in Northern Ontario. In response to this announcement, First Nation leaders such as Grand Chief...

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