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Warning of ITAS threat despite Scullion’s comments

Leanne HoltA leading supporter of the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS) has warned claims by the Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Nigel Scullion's assurances the Scheme was safe did not guarantee the Scheme would be operated by Indigenous organisations and his assurances contradicted the a statement endorsed by the Prime Minister's own department which flagged funding for the Scheme was at...

 

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 05:52

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Indigenous recognition poll likely in 2017

Yothu Yindi Foundation CEO. Galarrwuy Yunupingu tony abbott nigel scullionA timeframe for constitutional recognition for Indigenous Australians could be revealed within weeks, the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott said.

But a proposal isn't likely to come while Prime Minister Tony Abbott is in Arnhem Land this week visiting Indigenous...

 

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