26 Jan It’s time Aborigines get due recognition (Sydney Morning Herald)

Peter Gebhardt   A change to the constitution would show our maturity. LATE last year Prime Min- ister Julia Gillard, Attorney-General Robert McClelland and Minister for Indigenous Affairs Jenny Macklin banded together to announce a referendum proposal concerning Aborigines and the Australian constitution. It was the most...

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21 Jan Child abuse cases drop, more kids in care (Nine msn News)

Fewer children are being reported as abused or neglected in Australia, but more young victims find themselves in state care, a new report has revealed. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare released its Child Protection Australia 2009-10 report on Friday. It found that the number of...

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