In 2007 the Federal Government of Australia enacted the Northern Territory Emergency Response Act 2007. This Act has had a significant impact on the lives of Indigenous people living in the Territory. Below are a number of submissions and responses prepared by the Northern Synod over the past four years on this issue. Also included is a submission prepared by the Northern Territory Council of Social Services to the Inquiry into the expansion of the Income Management System.
Presentation to Senate Cttee – Rev Dr Djiniyini Gondarra – 24 February 2012
Presentation to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs – Peter Jones, General Secretary – 23 February 2012
2011 Update on Northern Territory Intervention
2010 UCANS Statement on Northern Territory Intervention
2010 Support for NTCOSS Submission to FAHSCIA re Income Management Policy.
2010 NTCOSS Submission to FAHSCIA re Income Management Policy
2009 UN Submission Rights of Indigenous People August 2009