Background to NT Aboriginal candidates in the 2013 Australian Federal elections

Last updated: 26 November 2013

- Compilations

WGAR News: Australia's First Nations Political Party proudly announces pre-selection of candidates (12 Aug 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/08/11/wgar-news-australias-first-nations-po...

WGAR News: Barbara Shaw & Warren H. Williams: NT Greens Aboriginal Electoral Candidates (18 Aug 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/08/18/wgar-news-barbara-shaw-warren-h-willi...

WGAR News: Rosalie Kunoth-Monks & Ken Lechleitner: Australia's First Nations Political Party candidates (21 Aug 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/08/19/wgar-news-rosalie-kunoth-monks-ken-le...

WGAR News: Let's Talk interviews Jeff McMullen about NT Aboriginal candidates in upcoming elections (27 Aug 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/08/26/wgar-news-lets-talk-interviews-jeff-m...

WGAR News: Highlighting Barbara Shaw, Aboriginal electoral candidate for the NT Australian Greens (2 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/02/wgar-news-highlighting-barbara-shaw-a...

WGAR News: Highlighting Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, Senate candidate for AFNPP First Nations Party (3 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/02/wgar-news-highlighting-rosalie-kunoth...

WGAR News: Highlighting Warren H. Williams, Aboriginal Senate candidate for the NT Australian Greens (4 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/03/wgar-news-highlighting-warren-h-willi...

WGAR News: Highlighting Ken Lechleitner, electoral candidate for AFNPP First Nations Party (4 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/04/wgar-news-highlighting-ken-lechleitne...

WGAR News: ... (19 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/18/wgar-news-warren-mundine-the-white-sh...
"Contents: ...
* SNAICC News: SNAICC congratulates Nova Peris on her historic election [as first Aboriginal woman to enter Federal Parliament]
* NACCHO congratulates Nova Peris: the first Aboriginal woman elected to Australia's Federal parliament"
[SNAICC: Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care]
[NACCHO: National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation]

WGAR News: Xavier La Canna, ABC Darwin: Peris criticises intervention, super shires (16 Sep 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/16/wgar-news-prime-minister-for-indigeno...

WGAR News: Nova Peris, The Stringer: Senator Nova Peris' maiden speech (26 Nov 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/11/26/wgar-news-gathering-of-nations-sovere...

See also this election coverage:

WGAR News: Election 2013: Political Parties opposing the Northern Territory (NT) Intervention
[Featuring First Nations, The Greens, Socialist Alliance & Katter's Party.] (28 Aug 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/08/28/wgar-news-election-2013-political-par...

WGAR News: Gerry Georgatos, WikiLeaks Party WA Senate candidate, speaks out for First Nations Peoples (1 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/01/wgar-news-gerry-georgatos-wikileaks-p...

WGAR News: Coalition signals 20 per cent funding cut to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Legal Services: NATSILS (6 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/06/wgar-news-coalition-signals-20-per-ce...
[NATSILS: National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Legal Services]

WGAR News: Coalition's proposed cuts 'a heartless decision' says ALSWA: Aboriginal Legal Service of WA (9 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/08/wgar-news-coalitions-proposed-cuts-a-...

WGAR News: Prime Minister for Indigenous Affairs? Hardly: Chris Graham, ABC The Drum (16 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/16/wgar-news-prime-minister-for-indigeno...

WGAR News: ... (17 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/17/wgar-news-arguing-the-intervention-jo...
"Contents: ...
* An Open Letter to the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition from the Josephite SA Reconciliation circle
* Let's Talk's Tiga Bayles interviews Chris Graham about the Federal election results
* Let's Talk's Tiga Bayles interviews Amy McQuire about the Federal election results
* Amy McQuire, Tracker: Scullion announced as Indigenous affairs minister
* Greens Senators Rachel Siewert & Penny Wright: Abbott cuts to Indigenous legal services hypocritical"

WGAR News: Warren Mundine: The white sheep of the family?: Gary Foley, Tracker (19 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/18/wgar-news-warren-mundine-the-white-sh...
"Contents:
* Gary Foley, Tracker: Warren Mundine: The white sheep of the family?
* Sovereign Union: Warren Mundine's new military intervention into Aboriginal Australia
* AudioBoo: Audio: Warren Mundine 'Military Intervention' - SBS - The Observer Effect
* AudioBoo: Noel Pearson rejected by Cape York councils - Aurukun Mayor, Dereck Walpo
* Greens Senator Rachel Siewert: Lack of a Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health a disappointment ...
* SNAICC News: SNAICC congratulates Nova Peris on her historic election [as first Aboriginal woman to enter Federal Parliament]
* NACCHO congratulates Nova Peris: the first Aboriginal woman elected to Australia's Federal parliament ...
* NACCHO political alert: How will the new Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion be different?
* SNAICC News: Economic development and local empowerment the focus for new Indigenous Affairs minister
* Dan Harrison, Daily Liberal: Raise expectations for indigenous children: senator [Featuring Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion]"
[SNAICC: Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care]
[NACCHO: National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation]

WGAR News: ... (29 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/28/wgar-news-stolen-futures-paddy-gibson...
"Contents: ...
* The Wire: Time for an indigenous PM say young speechmakers [Featuring Darren Bradey and Lachlan]
* Let's Talk's Tiga Bayles interviews Chris Graham about First Nations voting patterns in the 2013 Federal election
* Jeff McMullen, Tracker: Voting is a matter of trust"

WGAR News: Michael Mansell, The Guardian: An Indigenous female prime minister? Fairer representation would be a start (26 Nov 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/11/26/wgar-news-gathering-of-nations-sovere...

Editorial Note:

'WGAR News' monitors the media, including alternative media.
'WGAR News' gives priority to grassroots Aboriginal voices and grassroots voices in solidarity with Aboriginal peoples' rights.
'WGAR News' publishes information and opinions from a wide range of sources.
These opinions expressed are not necessarily the opinions of WGAR.
As such, 'WGAR News' does not endorse any particular political party, but simply includes information on political parties for the interest of readers.

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http://indymedia.org.au/2012/04/30/about-wgar-news-working-group-for-abo...

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