Company that holds Aboriginal flag rights part owned by man prosecuted for selling fake art

[Lorena Allam, The Guardian]

A non-Indigenous company that holds worldwide exclusive rights to use the Aboriginal flag on clothing, and has issued infringement notices to the AFL and several Aboriginal companies that use it, is part-owned by a man who has previously been prosecuted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for selling fake Aboriginal art.

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Indigenous Australians to lead space industry at new Alice Springs earth ground station

[SBS]

Indigenous Australians will become leading participants in the global satellite and space industry, with the Real-Time Earth (RTE) facility expected to bring new jobs and economic opportunities to remote Australia.

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Financial crisis for Aboriginal body

[by Sharon Williams]

Without new Federal Government funding, the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples, representing 180 organisations and 10,000 individual members, will be forced to cease operating.

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Almost 62% of Aboriginal children in FNQ found to be anaemic

[by Kylie Gabutto]

Anaemia in children can impact brain development, growth and educational attainment. The most common cause of anaemia is iron deficiency. Frequent infections are another cause of anaemia.   

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