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News and stories for SA Aboriginal Nations

Traditional Owners call for widening of consultation over nuclear waste site

With the Barngarla Determination Aboriginal Corporation's argument for an injunction to halt a ballot on the proposed Federal Radioactive Waste Facility by the Kimba District Council to be heard in the Supreme Court tomorrow, Chairperson of the Yankunytjatjara Native Title Aboriginal Corporation Karina Lester says that the Federal Government should take note of the voice of Traditional Owners and now broaden the consultation about the site even further.


Kids on Kaurna Country

Students from primary schools around Adelaide braved a wintery day in the Parklands recently to learn about Kaurna culture and caring for country at an interactive educational event.

Hosted by the City of Adelaide, the Kids on Country Kaurna Activity Day focuses on Kaurna culture and encourages Aboriginal kids to walk on their country and learn about and share their culture with non-Aboriginal students.


A decade of delivering native title services

SANTS celebrated ten years of work as an independent organisation delivering native title services in South Australia in July 2018.

Native title representative body functions in South Australia were initially the responsibility of the Native Title Unit of the Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement. In July 2008 SANTS was recognised as the Native Title Service Provider for South Australia.


Injunction defers Kimba Nuclear Waste ballot

The Supreme Court has issued an injunction restraining the Kimba Council from posting out ballot papers about a National Nuclear Waste site.

The ballot was scheduled to start on Monday but Barngarla Native Title holders argued they should all have a vote in the ballot and their exclusion is contrary to the Racial Discrimination Act


First Nations Voice sent to Committee

​The Federal Government’s Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples has toured the country and heard from individuals and organisations interested in the future of constitutional recognition.

An interim report was produced by the Committee in July and a final report is due by the end of November 2018.


SANTS acknowledges that the land on which our office is based is the traditional lands for the Kaurna people and we respect their spiritual and cultural relationship with their country.
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