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.
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).
Wiradjuri teaching has begun at the Parkes Christian School. The program is progressing well and students are enjoying
The New South Wales Local Government Cultural Awards where on Tonight
at Parliament house in Sydney.buy xenical and meridia
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!
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Welcome to Country Signage project, we have been receiving lots of requests for formal "Welcome to Country" presentations at functions happening in Parkes and the District.
Fay says the next project in her sites is setting up a Language Program at St Joseph’s Catholic School where she works as an Aboriginal Liason Officer. We wish her the greatest success in this endeavour.
The Eastern States Languages Working Group coordinated a forum to address key points contained in the National Indigenous Languages Policy relating to the preservation of Language materials. The forum was held at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney on Friday the 21st May.