A Shorten Labor Government will invest $3 million in Alice Springs and Katherine to improve community safety as part of its National Crime Prevention Fund. Labor is committed to improving the safety of all Australian communities. This announcement builds on Labor’s recent commitment to expand legal assistance for Australian families and provide an additional 20,000
On National Close the Gap Day, Labor joins the Close the Gap Campaign to celebrate the work of First Nations People and their communities to close the gap on life expectancy and other health outcomes. For more than ten years the Closing the Gap Campaign has put an important spotlight on the vast health, disparities
Labor welcomes the appointment of Tiwi woman Marion Scrymgour as CEO of the Northern Land Council. This is a historic appointment, with Ms Scrymgour being the first woman to hold the position of CEO at any Northern Territory land council. She has been a trailblazer throughout her distinguished career – as the first Aboriginal woman
Australian Electoral Commission figures released this week show the Liberals and Nationals are failing to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can exercise their right to vote. According to the AEC figures, 23.6 per cent of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people nationally are not enrolled, with alarmingly low rates of enrolment in the
The Acting Prime Ministers statements at the NT Cattleman’s Association Conference are an outright lie. He has made the assertion that the live cattle export will not be safe under Labor.
That is a lie, an outright lie. #NTCAConf19#HighSteakstwitter.com/M_McCormackMP/…