pakana kani poster
Laurie Lowery Generation Cup 2016
takayna tracks court case
Mercury, 13th October:
Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre chief Heather Sculthorpe described the decision as
“a bloody good victory.”
She said the State Government would need to conduct careful studies of the area’s heritage and environmental values before seeking Federal Government approval.
TAC Press Release, 12 October 2016:
Land Returns and Heritage Protection not hollow words Aboriginal Community says.
EDO Press Release, 12 October 2016:
Government commits to referring 4WD tracks proposal following Full Court decision
"The Full Court has confirmed the TAC’s central argument"
- that the works ...
October 12th 2016
Constitutional Recognition of Tasmanian Aboriginal people
Letter to the Editor Re: States first people to be properly recognised:
The state government Liberals and Labour parties are all about making themselves feel and
look good, by tabling a bill that is meant to benefit Aboriginal people.
This Bill only makes white people feel that they are doing something for us.
In reality adding Aboriginal people to the State constitution is a way of avoiding the real
issues rather than what can be done for the Aboriginal ...
Four Wheel-Drive Tracks remain closed
See: APPEAL DETAILS
March 1st 2016.
Federal Court decision prevents 4WD access to three tracks south of Sandy Cape, in the Arthur Pieman Conservation Area, and in the coastal strip declared as National Heritage, under the name 'Western Tasmania Aboriginal Cultural Landscape (WTACL).
Full Judgement Here (Word doc in top left of webpage):
Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre Incorporated v Secretary, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (No 2)  FCA 168
and Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) Summary:
Protecting indigenous heritage ...
Hodgman disappoints with gimmick Aboriginality policy