Australian news, and some related international items

Video: Indigenous rangers facing ‘nervous wait’ over funding

The federal government’s Indigenous ranger program
employs more than 700 workers across the country,
but the scheme is under threat.

By Rhiannon Elston

‘Sophia Walter from the Country Needs People campaign,
an alliance of 36 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations
and the Pew Charitable Trust,
has called on the minister to urgently deliver the promised funding extension.

‘“We know ranger groups around the country are getting nervous
with contracts ending in just two months,” she says. … ‘


April 18, 2018 - Posted by | General News

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