This media release highlights the crushing of the people who still live under the military intervention in the Northern Territory, where lands can be exploited and misused without consulting the true owners, nor gaining free, prior and informed consent and controlling cultured people's income under a false and deceitful charge. This page also re-issues a warning about the 'Recognise' Campaign and the decision of the Queensland Supreme Court decision in The Rates Dispute Ngurampaa v Balonne Shire Council. Read more about First Nations Peoples in Australia are being crushed by governments
"Income management through the BasicsCard Does not achieve what it sets out to achieve," said Alice Springs' Tangentyere Council research coordinator Matthew Campbell, whose team helped collect data for the study.
Homelands are communities established by Aboriginal people so that they can maintain their connection with their traditional, ancestral land. These communities have lower levels of social problems and significantly better health outcomes for Aboriginal people -- as well as a strengthened connection to culture, language and spirituality.