Land Return

Letters: Constitutional Recognition of Tasmanian Aboriginal people

October 12th 2016 Letters: 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 ... Read more

Celebration of 20th Anniversary of Land Returns – 10th December 2015 at piyura kitina

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Aboriginal Land less than 1% of lutruwita

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Land hand-back on table

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Aborigines want ownership of world heritage extension area

The proposed extension of the world heritage area without any Aboriginal input is a disgrace, Legal Director Michael Mansell said today. “The extension area must be returned to Aboriginal people in outright ownership. More than a year ago we proposed Aboriginal ownership and management of reserved areas under the forestry agreement. Now is the time for Canberra to show its hand on historic justice. Canberra should insist that Aborigines gain our lands back. The $7m that the Commonwealth promised for management costs should be directed to employ ... Read more