You might like to read this report from Crikey about CAAMA's exclusion from a public meeting held in Alice Springs by Jenny Macklin.
Saturday, 4 July 2009
What is it about Aboriginal policy that brings out the barriers, the shutters, the dealing with those and not with them? Why is it that there is less collaboration with Aboriginal people on public policy that in almost any public policy area? Now, I am not saying that we all receive the level of collaboration we would think was common sense. It is just there seems to be so much less of it in relation to matters affecting Aboriginal people.