NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) has welcomed the reappointment of Senator Nigel Scullion as Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs in Prime Minister Scott Morrison's new Cabinet.


NSWALC Chair Roy Ah-See said Senator Scullion has remained a strong and committed advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people since becoming Indigenous Affairs Minister in 2013.


"Minister Scullion has been central to building a positive and productive relationship between the Federal Government and the Land Rights network, and I am very pleased to see him retaining this crucial portfolio.


NSWALC enjoys a constructive and effective working relationship with Minister Scullion," he said.


"Minister Scullion has shown himself to be a committed and effective Minister, and NSWALC believes he has the experience and skills to continue his important work on behalf of the Australian Government" Cr. Ah-See said.

 

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