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19 May, 2022 #News

Antiviral medication for COVID explained

The Pilbara Aboriginal Health Alliance has shared information on antiviral medication that can assist people who are more likely to experience serious symptoms if they contract COVID. The step by step information can be followed here.

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10 May, 2022 #Opportunities

Hiking Tour Guide Training

You can take part in Free Accredited Tour Guide Training in June. Nintirri Centre would like to hear from you by May 20 if you are interested. Email Heidi at crc@nintirri.org.au for more info.  

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6 May, 2022 #News

WA Department of Mines $15 million cultural respect body created

The WA Department of Mines will be getting nearly $15 Million to establish an "Aboriginal Empowerment Unit'. One task the unit will have is to ensure projects and policies are culturally respectful with improved outcomes for Aboriginal people. Up to 29 jobs will be created. Will there be a focus on Aboriginal candidates to improve the culture and policies in the Department of Mines? You can read...

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2 May, 2022 #Notice

Have your say on changes to the Aboriginal Affairs Planning Authority Act.

Changes are being made to the Aboriginal Affairs Planning Authority Act 1972, and your input is needed. What is it about? This covers the divestment of reserved lands and the Aboriginal Lands Trust.  Read more here   

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25 March, 2022 #News

Wittenoom Closure Bill passes - still no promise of a clean up

The long-awaited Wittenoom Closure Bill  passed WA Parliament this week, allowing the state government to acquire and demolish the final 14 properties in the townsite. What this Bill does not cover is the clean up and rehabilitation of the townsite, mine sites, tailings areas that are on Banjima country. This maybe a "first step", but it certainly isn't the final step or end. Read more about...

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17 March, 2022 #News

National Close the Gap Day 2022

Today is National Close the Gap Day, which has been held on the third Thursday in March each year for more than a decade. While the gap remains, and at times feels like it gets bigger rather than shrinking, one thing we do know is - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and their allies continue to work to keep culture strong and push for community to be able to lead the way. Today...

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