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Constitutional amendment to recognise Indigenous Australians

In November 2010 Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced a proposal to establish an expert panel to consult on options for a constitutional amendment to recognise Indigenous Australians.

ESALG has contacted the Prime Minister to recommend that the expert panel advising on this matter includes at least one representative from an authoritative Indigenous languages organisation.

Read more: Constitutional amendment to recognise Indigenous Australians

NSW Language Funding

Applications are being sought by the NSW Government from Aboriginal community organisations to revitalise and teach Aboriginal languages. $100,000 has been allocated for a small grants program (up to $5,000 per project) and $200,000 for larger one-off grants (up to $25,000).

Read more: NSW Language Funding

Parkes ''Welcome to Country Signs'' WIN a New South Wales Local Government Cultural Award

The New South Wales Local Government Cultural Awards where on Tonight

at Parliament house in Sydney.

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Parkes ''Welcome to Country Signs'' won the division we where in.  The Parkes Mayor was on hand to accept the award.

Congratulations to all those involved and a massive thank you to all of you who voted for us.

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!

Read more: Parkes ''Welcome to Country Signs'' WIN a New South Wales Local Government Cultural Award

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