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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

The Search Begins For The Aboriginal Art And Cultures Centre Director

A search has begun to find an Indigenous director to help lead planning and delivery of the Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre (AACC) as a world-class cultural attraction at the Lot Fourteen innovation precinct. The AACC is being developed in partnership with the Aboriginal community to recognise and celebrate some … Read More

Media Release: Application To Mine In Lake Torrens Under Consideration By SA Government

MEDIA RELEASE Application to Mine in Lake Torrens under Consideration by SA Government The South Australian Government is currently considering an application to allow mining exploration on Lake Torrens, a place of Aboriginal cultural significance, despite national condemnation of Rio Tinto after the destruction of the ancient Aboriginal site Juukan … Read More

‘Stronger Partners, Stronger Futures’ Energy Mining SA Final Report

The Stronger Partners, Stronger Futures Final Report has been released by the Department for Energy and Mining, which you can read here.  Stronger Partners, Stronger Futures Report 2020 (13575 KB) The report sets out measures the Department is putting in place with the aim of improving the exploration process, particularly in … Read More

Have Your Say – CATSI Act Review

More than 3,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations support Indigenous communities around Australia by delivering services and supporting economic development, especially in regional and remote parts of the country. The regulatory framework and support to these corporations is provided by the Corporations Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2006 … Read More

SANTS Office Re-Opens

We’re very pleased to report that after a closure to help reduce the risk of COVID-19, the SANTS office will re-open from Monday 22 June.Our staff will return to the office on a rostered basis so that we maintain a safe workplace. Our reception will be staffed Monday to Friday … Read More