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June 30, 2012 Read later "We have heard loud and clear from Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory that they want to see alcohol controlled" .....Northern Territory will continue for another 10 years, after Labor and the Coalition combined to
A new international report warns that Australian Aboriginal children are "23 times more likely" to face jail than non-indigenous counterparts, with federal government programs still falling short to address extreme hardship within the communities.
The proportion of indigenous children dying each year is falling, but remains double the rate of other Australians. Friday reported on progress made in reducing the health, education and employment disadvantages felt by indigenous Australians. The 83-
Justice Peter Johnson on Friday set aside Ms O'Shane's decision and returned the matter to the local court to be heard before a different magistrate. In January, Ms O'Shane dismissed the assault charge against Tanzanian-born Kasian Wililo, 31,
June 28, 2012 Read later Kimberley Aboriginal leader Wayne Bergmann says his people's culture cannot survive without financial help. Aboriginal leader Wayne Bergmann says radical changes to the native title system are needed to reduce indigenous
Story continues below As a signatory to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Australia is subject to the compulsory review by the international committee of child experts who meet in Geneva. ''Although it's written in diplomatic UN language,
S first county court for the indigenous community will continue to operate and could eventually be expanded after an evaluation report found it helped reduce reoffending. County Koori Court beyond its pilot program stage, allaying fears from the
Male 10,634,013 Female 10,873,704 Median age 37 Families 5,684,062; Average children per family 1.9 All private dwellings 9,117,033. Average people per household 2.6 Median weekly household income $1,234 Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800.
Pat O'Shane made five errors when she decided to throw out a case in which a patient was accused of assaulting a paramedic, a judge has been told. Natalie Adams, for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), asked for the decision to be set aside
The letter warns that the Health Department could potentially move to recover more than $2 million. It says the auditor's report identified a number of occasions over six years when a corporate credit card held by chief executive officer Stephanie