Legislation to strengthen the governance and capacity of the NSW Aboriginal Land Council Network has passed through NSW parliament, NSW Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Sarah Mitchell said today.
“The passing of the Aboriginal Land Rights Amendment (Local Aboriginal Land Councils) Bill without amendment in the NSW Parliament will bring a modern and flexible compliance framework to the regulation of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act,” Mrs Mitchell said.Read more
TRAVELLING between Bathurst and Sydney is now easier for customers with the roll out of Opal technology at the Bathurst Railway Station.
Bathurst rail customers can now take advantage of a recent addition to...
** Article and image sourced from Western Advocate (Bathurst), 22 February 2017.
The NSW National’s ‘Not this time Tony’ advertisement has won a coveted Reed Award for “Best International TV Advertisement”.
Memorably deployed in the campaign for Barnaby Joyce's seat of New England, the home-grown ad was up against a competitive field, with entrants from the likes of Mexico, Montenegro and the Dominican Republic to name a few.Read more
Over 11-18 February, the NSW Rural Fire Service, emergency services personnel and volunteers fought tirelessly as more than 600 bush fires raged across the State.
Many communities are hurting. Properties, livestock and livelihoods were destroyed in the catastrophic weather conditions. Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected during this incredibly difficult time.Read more
Branches and Electorate Councils across the State are encouraged to consider nominating their local towns to host the 2018 Annual General Conference.
Applications opened on Monday 20 February and will close at 5pm on Friday 24 March, with Central Council deciding the winning bid at their March meeting. Each bid will be given the opportunity to put forward their case to Central Council.Read more