SANTS News

SANTS Office Closed to Visitors

In light of recent advice and restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Adelaide, the SANTS office has been closed to all visitors until 30 November, unless otherwise advised. Only SANTS staff are permitted to enter our offices on King William Street until this time. We will do our … Read More

NAIDOC SA Award Recipients 2020

Always Was, Always Will Be The 13 recipients of the 2020 NAIDOC SA Awards were announced in a ceremony on Monday, 9 November at the Adelaide Town Hall to celebrate NAIDOC Week 2020. This year’s NAIDOC Awards were presented by NAIDOC SA Chairperson, Joyleen Thomas. The recipients are: Lifetime Achievement … Read More

PUBLIC NOTICE – NATIVE TITLE AUTHORISATION MEETING

South Australian Native Title Services Ltd (SANTS) invites all Ngadjuri people (described below) to attend a native title authorisation meeting in relation to the Ngadjuri Nations native title application SAD304/2011. Date: Saturday, 28 November 2020Venue: Adelaide Royal Coach Hotel, 24 Dequetteville Tce, Kent Town, South Australia 5067Time: 12 noon Who … Read More

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – Ngadjuri Nation Aboriginal Corporation (NNAC)

Please note that, due to current covid-19 restrictions across South Australia, this meeting has been cancelled. we will advise of a new date in due course. All members of Ngadjuri Nation Aboriginal Corporation are advised that annual general meetings of the members of NNAC will take place as follows: Time: … Read More

South Road Sculptures

A new installation of sculptures celebrating Kaurna culture has been installed to sit proudly on the corner of the South and Sturt Road intersection, one of the final pieces of the Darlington Interchange. The sculptures pay tribute to the Tjilbruki Dreaming story, the best-known Dreaming narrative of the Kaurna people, … Read More

Oodnadatta Overlap Trial update

The Oodnadatta overlap proceedings between the Arabana and the Walka Wani that began on Country in Oodnadatta, Alice Springs and Adelaide in 2019 have continued in Adelaide’s Federal Court recently. Justice White heard further evidence from linguists, anthropologists and a historian about the Arabana and Walka Wani’s connection to Oodnadatta … Read More

NAIDOC Week 2020 events

Always Was, Always Will Be The theme of NAIDOC Week this year, Always Was, Always Will Be, recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for Australia for over 65,000 years. There are plenty of ways to celebrate NAIDOC Week this year. We’ve compiled a list of just some … Read More

Have your say on SA’s Road Safety Strategy

The South Australian Government is developing a new strategy for the next ten years: South Australia’s Road Safety Strategy to 2031. Aboriginal people comprise approximately 3% of South Australia’s population but are generally 2-3 times more likely to have a fatal injury and 30% more likely to have a serious … Read More

Leader announced for Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre

David Rathman AM, a leader and advocate for South Australia’s Aboriginal communities, has been appointed as ambassador for the Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre (AACC), now in development for the Lot Fourteen global innovation precinct. “This is a fantastic opportunity for Aboriginal people to have ownership and leadership of what … Read More