On behalf of NSWALC, Councillor for the Mid North Coast Region Peter Smith said the Land Rights network had lost a gentle but determined man who impacted a wide range of people across NSW and national...
NSW Aboriginal Land Council has delivered a number of presentations and engaged with First Nations people from around the world, at the recent UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
Some issues raised by NSWALC include Empowerment of Indigenous women; Indigenous people’s collective rights to lands, territories and resources; and sustainable economic development.
NSWALC Deputy Chair Anne Dennis requested the Permanent Forum urge member states (countries) to invest more resources into Aboriginal educational organisations, and comprehensively address the over-representation of Indigenous children and adults in the criminal justice system. ... See MoreSee Less