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Duffy lashes media for negative portrayal of Indigenous people

shane duffy_ATSILS _chairMainstream media misrepresents Indigenous Australians as drunks when the majority live wholesome lives without alcohol or domestic violence, a senior Indigenous leader has told the Queensland Government's Inquiry into Child Protection.

Chief Executive Officer of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services, Shane Duffy told the Carmody Inquiry into child...

 

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Last Updated on Saturday, 26 January 2013 09:31

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Zahrina’s work helping in remote communities leads her launch of Bookworm Literacy Program

indigenous literacy_zahrina_robertsonSydney resident and fulltime mum Zahrina Robertson is giving back to her community through her own Indigenous Bookworm Literacy Program.

Mrs Robertson last year won a competition to volunteer in the remote Northern Territory community of Borroloola, an experience that illustrated the need for improving literacy among children in outback...

 

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Last Updated on Saturday, 26 January 2013 09:30

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