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Community Development Program ‘racist, punitive, and expensive’, report says

July 2, 2018

The report released today has found that the remote aspect of the Turnbull Government’s controversial…

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Controversial work-for-the-dole scheme taking a toll on young Indigenous people

September 30, 2017

Eighteen-year-old Mel Inkamala is strolling around the Santa Teresa community garden with his left hand…

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NT families go hungry under the Community Development Program

June 27, 2017

The federal government’s work-for-the-dole scheme is denying Aboriginal people in remote communities basic rights, equal…

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Union Support – Aunty Lorraine Brown

June 1, 2017

The trade unions were key supporters of the 1967 referendum and the fight for equal…

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Remote Job Scheme ‘doing harm’

February 28, 2017

Remote Job Scheme ‘doing harm’More than 200,000 fines were imposed on just 34,000 mainly indigenous…

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Sit-down to stand-up: ACTU backs welfare

August 25, 2016

The ACTU was there at the start of the land rights movement, supporting the walk-off…

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Our History, Our Future

August 16, 2016

Address by ACTU Indigenous Officer Kara KeysTo the ACTU Executive and Indigenous Leadership ConferenceTuesday, 16…

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A ‘flash mob’ style protest against Indigenous wage discrimination takes social media by storm

August 12, 2016

About 100 people attended the ‪#‎WageJusticeNow‬ protest, an ‘art-installation’ action organised in Darwin by the…

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ACTU slams remote work-for-the-dole scheme

August 8, 2016

Unions will take a new campaign against a work-for-the-dole prog­ram for indigenous people to the…

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Proud to be Indigenous – Nathan Brennan

February 5, 2014

Proud to be Indigenous!!!IntroductionThis blog highlights a few stories of my journey as a proud…

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