Aboriginal elder says Tony Abbott does not understand the lifestyles of people living remotely

Aboriginal elder says Tony Abbott does not understand the lifestyles of people living remotely

Posted on Mar 14, 2015

An Aboriginal elder, living 500 kilometres west of Alice Springs, says Prime Minister Tony Abbott doesn’t understand the lifestyles of Indigenous people living remotely.

Speaking in Alice Springs, Irene Nangala said Mr Abbott had got it wrong with recent comments about Aboriginal people living in remote communities.

In backing the West Australian Government’s plans to close nearly half of the state’s 274 remote communities, Mr Abbott said it was not unreasonable if the cost of providing services such as schools, outweighed the benefits.

Click here to hear the full interview on ABC Rural

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New Collection – Small Journal Covers

Posted on Feb 21, 2015

These sturdy canvas covers comfortably fit an A5 size diary, journal or notebook. They look great and protect your notebook.
Click here to view the whole collection and purchase online.
Make a statement when you bring it out to take notes. Others will notice your good taste and support of Indigenous Art.
You will also have an item which was created by Aboriginal women to generate funds for each other when in need.
There is lots of love in our artwork.

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FN58 Family Mental Health

FN58 Family Mental Health

Posted on Feb 6, 2015

The Family Mental Health Team has been very busy this past 6 months!

We have had lots of activities for young people of all ages from Santa Teresa, Titjikala and Finke.

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Tangentyere Community Day

Tangentyere Community Day

Posted on Feb 2, 2015

On Wednesday October 1st, the Tangentyere Women’s Group organised a community day to promote health and wellbeing on the town camps in Alice Springs. They were particularly focussed on the theme of homes  and communities being safe and happy places in which to live. As well as being a fun carnival type day with lots for the children to enjoy, they also invited other support services to join with them and promote the work they do.

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