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NSWALC welcomes businesses giving workers a choice on January 26 public holiday

26 January 2023

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) welcomes and supports a growing number of employers giving their employees the choice of working on the gazetted January 26 public holiday.

Before Christmas, NSWALC CEO Yuseph Deen wrote to major ASX companies asking them to consider giving their employees the choice of working on the January 26 public holiday, and instead taking the time off later at a mutually agreeable time.…

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January 26 Day of Mourning – An Historic Moment for Modern Australia

25 January 2021                     

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council would like to acknowledge with respect, the leaders of the historic 1938 Day of Mourning.

On January 26 in 1938, some of the most prominent Aboriginal leaders of the day held the inaugural Day of Mourning in the Australian Hall at the-then Cyprus Hellene Club in Sydney, attended by more than 100 people.…

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Cricket Australia Applauded for Australia Day Stance

 22 January 2021

Cricket Australia applauded for Australia Day stance

The nation’s largest member-based Aboriginal organisation has applauded Cricket Australia’s decision to remove references to Australia Day from its programing.

The New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council, which has more than 20 thousand members across 120 local land councils, said that the efforts of the national summer game would help unify Australia.…