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PRESS STATEMENT Aboriginal Centre fears political interference in prosecution of Rodney Flowers…

PRESS STATEMENT ABORIGINAL CENTRE FEARS POLITICAL INTERFERENCE IN PROSECUTION OF RODNEY FLOWERS... The Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre has accused the Tasmanian government of ‘leaning on normal legal processes’ to prevent prosecution of political activist Rodney Flowers. Spokesperson and former Legal Director Michael Mansell, said, “This smells fishy. This stinks of political interference. The Hodgman government campaigned in Braddon for a free reign for 4 wheel drivers regardless of any damage caused to Aboriginal heritage. It is alleged that Rodney Flowers deliberately drove on the closed Arthur-Pieman ... Read more

Michael Mansell: Tasmanian Aborigines disappointed at another four years under the Liberals

https://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/nitv-news/article/2018/03/05/michael-mansell-indigenous-tasmanians-disappointed-another-four-years-under Read more

A decade on from the national apology to the Stolen Generations, Aboriginal children in Tasmania continue to be removed at unacceptable rates.

  A decade on from the national apology to the Stolen Generations, Aboriginal children in Tasmania continue to be removed at unacceptable rates.   Commenting on the most recent statistics about the removal of Aboriginal children from their families, Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre Manager Ms Lisa Coulson said in Launceston today, “Aboriginal children in Tasmania are over 3 times more likely than other children to be the subject of child protection orders, to be removed from their families, and to be placed in out of ... Read more

Tasmanian election campaign ad revives lost Indigenous language

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/feb/04/tasmanian-election-campaign-ad-to-revive-lost-indigenous-language?CMP=share_btn_link Read more

Press Release: The Tasmanian Aboriginal Health Service commends Rebecca White and the Labor Party on poker machine reforms

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Press Release: The Tasmanian Aboriginal Health Service commends Rebecca White and the Labor Party on poker machine reforms

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Tasmania must act on report of Northern Territory Youth Detention Royal Commission

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Editorial: Aboriginal identity remains a can of worms

http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/5053214/aboriginal-identity-remains-a-can-of-worms/?cs=89 Read more

Aborigines disagree over census data

http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/5051529/census-data-deepens-divide/ Read more

Referendum rejection offers ‘opportunity’

http://www.examiner.com.au/story/5017701/referendum-rejection-offers-opportunity/ Read more
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