Macklin’s Wilcannia grant “an abuse”, says angry Co-Chair
Category: Headline News Published Date
A Wilcannia leader has labelled the announcement by the Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Jenny Macklin's allocation of $579,000 in grants for selected projects in his area "an abuse" of Aboriginal funds.
Co-Chair of the Walgett/Wilcannia Remote Service Delivery Working Party, William Bates claimed a portion of the funding grant was being directed for work on Barker Park through the local council...
Cutting preschool funding won't improve education
The multi-award winning National Indigenous Times is an independent newspaper and receives no government funding whatsoever. Thus, we rely entirely on advertising and subscriptions to survive, and hope you'll consider subscribing to NIT's print edition as well as the online version of our paper. Our new and improved website now contains stories and photos, you can even interact by providing feed back on articles in the your say section. We have a new video module where you can watch relevant videos sourced from all over Australia.
There is also the option of advertising online with high impact positions on the various pages and the ability to "click through" to the advertisers website. Our new website is fast and effective and as always if you advertise in the print edition you will be uploaded to our online jobs section as an added bonus. So contact our sales team now via our website or give us a call on 1300 786 611, we will be happy to structure a package that meets your advertising needs and budget.