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The sad story of failed ‘Voices’

10 October 2023

1:03 PM

10 October 2023

1:03 PM

The Hawke-Labor government established ATSIC in 1990 ‘so that aboriginals could be involved in the processes of government affecting their lives’.

It failed and was abolished by John Howard with support from Labor in 2005.

Canberra also created other voices such as the National Aboriginal Consultative Committee and the National Indigenous Council.

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