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Next steps to Closing the Gap welcomed by Aboriginal peaks

Wednesday 31 August 2022

The NSW Coalition of Aboriginal Peak Organisations (NSW CAPO) has welcomed today’s launch of the 2022-2024 NSW Closing the Gap Implementation Plan and a $15 million Community and Place Grants Program.

The announcements were made this morning by NSW CAPO Co-Chair and NSW Aboriginal Land Council Councillor, Charles Lynch and NSW Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Ben Franklin at the Aboriginal Legal Service in Wagga Wagga.…

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NSW Government Budget 2022-2023

24 June 2022

The NSW Government has handed down its 2022-2023 budget. Importantly this budget included funding for Closing the Gap initiatives.

A total of $716 million has been committed over four years for programs, policies and initiatives for Aboriginal people in NSW.…

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NSW Budget fails to deliver for Aboriginal Communities

18 November 2020                    


NSW Budget fails to deliver for Aboriginal Communities

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) is disappointed by lacklustre funding announcements to support Aboriginal communities in the 2020-2021 NSW Budget.

The NSW Government has missed an important opportunity to support locally-led economic recovery by ensuring sustained investment in Aboriginal housing, land and water rights, and the protection of Aboriginal cultural heritage.…