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Tags Aboriginal Peak Organisations of the NT

Tag: Aboriginal Peak Organisations of the NT

Brian Martin steps down from Royal Commission

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Northern Territory Aboriginal peak organisations welcome the announcement; call for a genuinely independent  appointment as well as two Indigenous co-commissioners.


UPDATE: Mr Martin not prepared to run the risk of compromising the commission.


UPDATE 2: Aboriginal Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda and former Queensland judge Margaret White are replacements.


UPDATE 3: Mick Gooda's appointment as co-commissioner welcomed.

Royal commission should be at arm's length from NTG




Because the Giles government is part of the problem under investigation, say the Aboriginal Peak Organisations of the NT in a letter to the PM. Pictured: Priscilla Collins, CEO of NAAJA, one of the signatories to the letter.

Inquiry must examine alcohol harms across entire community



Alcohol related harm affects the whole the community. We believe it is important that this inquiry has a broad remit to examine alcohol related harms across the entire community, writes JOHN PATERSON, spokesperson for Aboriginal Peak Organisations of the NT.

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