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Closing The Gap – In This Together During A Pandemic?

Aboriginal voices are leading the way in a changed approach to Closing the Gap, community leader Pat Turner has told an audience attending the first online Reconciliation Week Breakfast. Pat Turner, Arrente and Gurdanji woman, CEO of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) and the Lead Convener of the … Read More

SANTS Office Closed To All Visitors

In light of advice and restrictions to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Australian community, the SANTS office has been closed to all visitors.   Only SANTS staff are permitted to enter our offices on King William Street until further notice. We will do our best to continue … Read More

Narungga Nation Native Title Claim Group Meeting

-Map of current determination area below- On Friday 14 February 2020 and Saturday 15 February 2020 at 10am at the Maitland Town Hall, South Australian Native Title Services Limited will be facilitating a meeting of Narungga Nation Native Title Claim Group. The meeting is open to all members of the Native … Read More

SANTS Response To Coronavirus COVID-19

South Australian Native Title Services response regarding Coronavirus COVID-19 Monday 16/3/20South Australian Native Title Services (SANTS) has continued to monitor and consider advice from authorities on appropriate action in response to the Coronavirus.Our priority is to strive to ensure the wellbeing of our clients, the communities we partner with and our … Read More

Nominations Open For Governor’s Aboriginal Youth Awards

Recently Jennifer Caruso, an Arrente woman and Survivor of the Stolen Generations graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Doctorate in Philosophy.Dr Jennifer Caruso’s thesis for her PhD is a personal reflection on being taken from her family, and through historical investigation and analysis she reveals the race based … Read More

Survival Day 2019

On 26 January 2019, a large crowd gathered at Semaphore Foreshore to celebrate Aboriginal culture and survival. Kaliah Alice speaks to some of those attending about what the day means to them. Listen here: SANTS acknowledges that the land on which our office is based is the traditional lands for … Read More

June Oscar Social Justice Commissioner On Women’s Perspectives

In June this year Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar will present a report on the ideas and perspectives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to the Federal Parliament and the Prime Minister. On the show this week, Kaliah speaks to June Oscar about the Wiyi Yani U Thangani Women’s … Read More

The Healing Coolamon

A unique coolamon created by Kaurna and Permanangk man Uncle Ivan Tiwu-Copley has been recognised as an item of cultural significance by the National Museum of Australia.In 2018 Mr Copley created ‘The Healing Coolamon’ to mark the 10th Anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations.The piece was taken … Read More

Barngarla Speak Out

The Barngarla people have expressed their disappointment and anger at the way the Federal Government has consulted about the possible placement of a radioactive waste disposal site on their traditional country.In a statement and video released about the ballot process, representatives from the Barngarla Determination Aboriginal Corporation said that “The … Read More