WGAR News: Stories of What is Happening in Aboriginal Communities

Newsletter date: 7 November 2014

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WGAR News - Working Group for Aboriginal Rights (Australia)

Editorial Note: The main editor for WGAR News has been unwell for the past 5 months and so there has been no newsletters during this time. This editor has now completely recovered. Sorry for any inconvenience.

WGAR News: Minister, Protect the Burrup with World Heritage Listing: Greens Senator Scott Ludlam

Newsletter date: 27 June 2013


* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: World Heritage push for world’s oldest rock art
* Greens Senator Scott Ludlam: Minister, Protect the Burrup with World Heritage Listing
* Saffron Howden, SMH: Population weighs heavily on ancient Aboriginal rock art

* Greens MLC Robin Chapple: Local Aboriginal Jobs Sacrificed in Shoddy Government Contract Deal

* Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation: New hope for the Yindjibarndi people
* Ben Leahy, Pilbara Echo: Yindjibarndi sign land access with Rio Tinto


WGAR News: Arnhem Land Traditional Owners call for an end to fracking: The Stringer

Newsletter date: 22 March 2013


WGAR News: Protect Arnhem Land Campaign: Respect and Listen [Northern Territory - NT, Australia] (25 Jul 13)

WGAR News: Background to the Protect Arnhem Land Campaign, Northern Territory (NT), Australia (28 Jul 13)


WGAR News: "Marie Sailor, an Aboriginal elder whose wages were stolen" Accent of Women, Radio 3CR

Newsletter date: 8 February 2013


* Accent of Women, Radio 3CR: "Marie Sailor, an Aboriginal elder whose wages were stolen"

* "Landmark Stolen Generations Test Case Begins in Perth" Media Statement
* Tracker: Stolen Gen victims begin landmark compensation trial

* Let's Talk's Tiga Bayles interviews William Hayward of ATSILS
* Background: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander responses to Royal Commission into child sexual abuse

* NIRS: Health provider regrets lack of community control

* NIRS: Territorians continue to speak out against funding cuts