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In this together: Reconciliation Week 2020

By Dash Buxton @dirkandscabbar1 National Reconciliation Week 2020 is this week, May 27 to June3, and I’ve been thinking a lot about the issue of reconciliation. If you’re not familiar with it, National Reconciliation Week involves activities and conversations facilitated by Reconciliation Australia. It’s aim: “Creating a nation strengthened by respectful relationships between the wider […]

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WA to close ‘unviable’ communities

BY TAMSIN DOCHERTY Last year the Federal government announced it would stop funding essential services in remote Indigenous communities, transferring responsibility to the states. WA Premier Colin Barnett said his state would have to close between 100 – 150 Indigenous communities as a result of lack of funding. Previously, the Federal government provided two-thirds of WA’s funding […]