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Petition: Restore Funding Needed for SA Aboriginal Communities’ Survival

sign-thisSisters of Saint Joseph:
14 May 15: “How can SA Aboriginal Communities remain open
with 90% slashed off the required funding? This is the
question that needs asking of the Federal Minister for
Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion who has repeatedly said
of late that he ‘has no intention of closing Aboriginal
No organisation, no small business and certainly no
Community can stay open when it loses most of its income!
SA Aboriginal Communities have been successfully running
essential and effective programs for years providing
opportunities for training, support, activities for
children and youth, employment for local people, and many
other types of community programs designed and run for the
Communities by the Communities. With no funds for programs
and administration /governance, how can Communities remain
open? …
Sign the petition below to restore
the IAS [Indigenous Advancement Strategy] funding that
South Australian Aboriginal communities require to stay
open and sustainable. … ”
Sr Michele Madigan,
Chairperson Kaurna/ Narungga Elder Dr Alitya Rigney &
Josephite SA Reconciliation Circle

May 31, 2015 - Posted by | ACTION

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